233a - Beach in Cockatoo Island Derby-West Kimberley WA - SLS Beachsafe

233a WA

Beaches K 232 and 233 are adjoining beaches located in a 1 km deep bay on the western shore of the island. Beach K 232 is a 150 m long high tide beach wedged deep in the embayment. It is fronted by 500 m wide tidal flats, then another 500... Read more

Beaches K 232 and 233 are adjoining beaches located in a 1 km deep bay on the western shore of the island. Beach K 232 is a 150 m long high tide beach wedged deep in the embayment. It is fronted by 500 m wide tidal flats, then another 500 m of reef flats. It is almost linked in the east to beach K 233 with a small wooded islet separating them. Beach K 233 is a similar 200 m long low energy high tide beach with a low grassy foredune located to either side of a central rock outcrop. It is fronted by 500 m wide tidal to reef flats.

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Information

About

Cockatoo Island, WA 6731

Includes beaches:
Margaret Is (w 3)

Length:
0.05km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 waK0233A

Nearby beaches

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Supported by

Government of Western Australia

Weather

Monday 29, May 11:19 pm

Day 34°    Night 17°
27.5°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  29°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Broome during the morning.
Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

1 am
9.65m
7 am
1.60m
1 pm
10.15m
8 pm
1.06m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 2:40 pm


Radar

256 km

radar helper

Weather

Tuesday 30, May

Day 33°    Night 18°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore north of Broome.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

2 am
9.32m
8 am
1.94m
2 pm
9.66m
8 pm
1.55m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 2:40 pm


Weather

Mon 29, May to Mon 05, Jun


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide


UV

Mon 29th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 2:40 pm
Tue 30th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 2:40 pm
Wed 31st 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 2:40 pm
Thu 1st 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 2:40 pm

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

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