Ross Point - NT

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DEG: -15.50747 136.86786
DMS: 15º 30' 26.89" S 136º 52' 4.29" E
UTM: 53 L 8284671mN 700358mE
Altitude: 0m


Place Type

Geography - Cape,Headland,Point


733.73kms SouthEast of Darwin
908.83kms West of Daintree

Address & Contact

North Island
Northern Territory
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A


The main beach (NT 515) begins on the eastern side of White Point and runs initially northeast for 4.5 km, before gradually curving round at the point to finally face due east (Fig. 5.65). The first 2 km of beach are free of reef and receive sufficient wave energy to maintain a low tide bar cut by rips every 100 m during higher wave conditions. Three hundred metre wide fringing reef dominates the rest of the beach all the way to the eastern tip. The beach is moderately steep and for the most part backed by a 50-100 m wide strip of grassy beach ridges, then densely vegetated bedrock, with occasional spurs of bedrock crossing the beach and forming small reefs.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Centre Island
Distance from Ross Point 26.64km S
Mean Max. °C33.633.032.832.029.426.726.227.830.533.034.634.6
Mean Min. °C26.726.626.325.322.519.318.519.522.224.926.827.3
Mean Rain mm216.0270.8268.395.412.

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