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POINT ROADKNIGHT

Beach UNPATROLLED UNPATROLLED TODAY
Beach Number:
vic312
State/Region:
VIC Anglesea
Post Code:
3230
Length:
0.7km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
point roadknight 'point'  (0.4km) soapy rocks  (0.6km) anglesea  (0.8km) anglesea river  (1.2km) urquhart bluff  (1.4km)

Beach

Point Roadknight is a narrow ridge of dune calcarenite that parallels the adjoining Urquhart Bluff Beach. The point and its reef protrude 500 m to the east and afford considerable protection to the beach. The beach is 700 m long and faces north-east. It lies between the slippery Soapy Rocks and the point. Beware of the slippery rocks which are a hazard to walk on. There is road access to the back of the beach, a large car park, a boat ramp and a yacht club.Waves reaching the beach average less than 1 m, which results in a continuous, attached bar and usually no rips.

Swimming

This is the safest beach in the Anglesea region and is also patrolled daily by lifeguards during the Christmas holiday period.

Surfing

Usually too small to bother about.

Fishing

Better off the point than the beach.

General

A popular summer beach for those who want lower waves and the added safety of a patrolled beach.

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area
  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Bus Bus
  • Train Train
  • Passenger ferry Passenger ferry
  • Boat ramp Boat ramp

Regulation Symbols

    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.

    Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:05:03

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    STATISTICS

    July 2015 - June 2016

    Rescues:
    0
    First Aids:
    0
    Preventative Actions:
    0

    The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Point Roadknight (Lifeguards)

    Hazards

    • Sharks Sharks
    • High Tide Range High Tide Range
    • Winds Winds

    Service Providers

    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.

    WEATHER

    Mon, 30 May 06:00 am

    AIREYS INLET AW (5 km)


    Mostly sunny.
    5.90 °C
    NW/13 km/h
    Wind

    Weather information
    MonTueWedThuFriSat
    14° 15° 15° 15° 16° 17°

    WATER

    15

    Issued at Sun, 29 May 14:05

    SWELL FORECAST

    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • W
      6 km/h
      0.5m
    • ENE
      11 km/h
      0.5m
    • SW
      8 km/h
      0.5m
    • NE
      9 km/h
      0.7m
    • S
      5 km/h
      1.1m
    • ESE
      10 km/h
      1.6m
    • E
      6 km/h
      1.7m
    • ESE
      8 km/h
      1.6m

    Anglesea issued at Sun, 29 May 18:06

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    Today's Swell Description
    Wind:
    Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
    Swell:
    Westerly 2 metres.
    Seas:
    Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
    Weather:
    Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower in the west in the late afternoon and evening.

    UV INDEX

    2



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    TODAY'S TIDE

    • high
      04:53
      2.08m
    • low
      10:30
      0.82m
    • high
      17:27
      2.37m
    • low
      23:15
      0.97m

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    Lorne issued at Mon, 30 May 07:07

    WARNINGS

    TODAY'S RADAR

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