Henty Dunes - TAS

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Position

DEG: -42.0309 145.24192
DMS: 42º 01' 51.24" S 145º 14' 30.89" E
UTM: 55 G 5345298mN 354468mE
Altitude: 8.12m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

196.23kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 321 km (4 hours 11 mins)
468.83kms South of Melbourne - Driving 665 km (23 hours 19 mins)

Address & Contact

7468
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://westcoasttas.com.au/listings/henty-sand-dunes

Information

Henty Dunes are a series of giant dunes formed by the Roaring Forties. The dunes are around 30m high, reaching several kilometres inland and extending 15 km along the coast.

From the picnic area it’s an easy 1.5 hr return walk through the dunes to Ocean Beach.

The dunes are used by toboggan enthusiasts. Toboggans can be hired in Strahan.

The picnic area and the entrance to the dunes are 14 km north of Strahan on the road to Zeehan and south of the Henty River. There are no water or toilet facilities. The dunes are 14 km north of Strahan on the road to Zeehan.
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Closest Weather Station

Strahan at 02/04:34am EDT
Distance from Henty Dunes 14.37km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
9.8°C0.0°C74%5.4°C1009.2hPa8.2mmW46km/hr
25knots
69km/hr
37knots

Closest Climatic Station

Strahan Aerodrome
Distance from Henty Dunes 14.37km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C20.721.119.416.714.212.612.213.114.316.117.919.7
Mean Min. °C10.710.89.78.47.45.55.15.86.27.38.39.6
Mean Rain mm85.863.8103.6114.1144.3152.1170.5173.8156.3117.595.693.9

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