Ansons Bay - TAS

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -41.03492 148.268005
DMS: 41º 02' 5.71" S 148º 16' 4.82" E
UTM: 55 G 5456592mN 606586mE
Altitude: 22.91m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

24.06kms North of Binalong Bay
46.35kms East of Branxholm
277.42kms SouthEast of Tidal River

Address & Contact

43 N Ansons Rd
Ansons Bay TAS 7216
Phone: 03 6376 7900
Email: admin@bodc.tas.gov.au
Web: https://www.bodc.tas.gov.au

Information

Time has stood still at Ansons Bay. This small fishing village on the far north eastern coast of Tasmania hasn't changed since the 1940s.

The temporary fibro houses, the tinnies waiting to be pushed off in search of fish and the quiet and sleepy holiday ambience make it one of those wonderful secrets which is known only to the locals and a select group of anglers. In The Centenary of Portland, an early guide to the area, the region is described in the following romantic terms:

'Only one old tree is standing, solid yet, but only one
Where the milking and the branding, and the slaughtering were done
A hundred years ago.'

That is pretty much the way it remains.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Eddystone Point
Distance from Ansons Bay 8.09km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C21.021.220.418.115.813.813.113.714.916.417.919.5
Mean Min. °C13.614.213.311.59.78.07.17.28.09.110.812.2
Mean Rain mm45.446.657.766.265.574.275.271.963.268.960.459.8

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