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AIREYS INLET

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
vic322
State/Region:
VIC Aireys Inlet
Post Code:
3231
Length:
0.5km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
6/10 (Highly hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
aireys inlet south  (0.3km) eagle nest reef south  (0.3km) beach 324  (0.4km) eagle rock  (0.5km) split rock  (0.6km)

Beach

Aireys Inlet is a holiday settlement spread for 3 km along the back of the bluffs, on the north side of the actual Aireys Inlet. Below the bluffs is a series of small, south-east to south facing beaches. The only readily accessible beach is Aireys Inlet Beach (322), which is located at the mouth of a gully. It has a small car park, and steps down to the beach from the end of Eagle Rock Parade.The beach is 500 m long, and is bordered by 20 m high headlands and rock platforms composed of red sandstone. Bluffs are eroding along the back of the beach, particularly the southern 300 m, which is a narrow strip of sand awash at high tide. The surf zone is 50 m wide, with a permanent rip against the northern rocks. Aireys Inlet South Beach (323) is a small, 50 m pocket of sand fronted by reefs. It is located below 30 m high bluffs and is essentially inaccessible.

Swimming

Aireys Inlet Beach has the best access in the area and is primarily used by the locals. However, it is a hazardous beach with a strong rip feeder current running along the beach and a rip running out past the headland. Take care if swimming here.

Surfing

There are beach breaks over the bars and southern reefs.

Fishing

The rock platform at the north end provides the best location to fish the permanent rip channel.

General

A popular beach with the locals, but one requiring caution.

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area
  • Bus Bus
  • Train Train
  • Passenger ferry Passenger ferry

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.

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    Hazards

    • Sharks Sharks
    • Topographic rips Topographic rips
    • 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

      Tue, 09 Feb 03:00 am

      AIREYS INLET AW (1 km)


      Partly cloudy.
      16.60 °C
      S/19 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      TueWedThuFriSatSun
      24° 16° 24° 15° 24° 16° 24° 15° 26° 14° 22° 15°

      WATER

      19

      Issued at Mon, 08 Feb 14:59

      SWELL FORECAST

      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      Thursday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • SSE
        18 km/h
        1.1m
      • SSE
        18 km/h
        1.2m
      • S
        11 km/h
        1.2m
      • S
        24 km/h
        1.5m
      • SSE
        14 km/h
        1.2m
      • SSE
        16 km/h
        1.1m
      • SSE
        12 km/h
      • S
        14 km/h

      Aireys Inlet issued at Mon, 08 Feb 23:46

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      UV INDEX

      11



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • High
        00:53
        2.23m
      • Low
        06:38
        1.17m
      • High
        12:49
        1.93m
      • Low
        18:34
        0.62m

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      Lorne issued at Tue, 09 Feb 00:00

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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