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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Government of Western Australia

Weather

Wednesday 22, Feb 5:47 am

Day 34°    Night 25°
29.5°C
Possible late storm

Water Temperature  30°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and early evening.

Tide

8 am
6.12m
2 am
4.52m
9 pm
6.84m
2 pm
4.85m

UV

Index: 17 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

256 km

radar helper

Weather

Thursday 23, Feb

Day 37°    Night 25°
Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and early evening.

Tide

10 am
6.91m
3 am
3.83m
10 pm
7.63m
4 pm
4.12m

UV

Index: 17 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Wed 22, Feb to Wed 01, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Tide


UV

Wed 22nd 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 23rd 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm
Fri 24th 16 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:00 pm
Sat 25th 17 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 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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