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Seaford

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Beach Number:
vicp043b
State/Region:
VIC - Seaford
Post Code:
3198
General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 ( Least hazardous)

Beach

Seaford Beach, Life Saving Club and Pier are located just 250 m west of the railway station. This 4.5 km long section of the Frankston-Carrum Beach is not as popular as Frankston, but does attract a greater number of families, who prefer the more natural setting of a bush reserve that runs the length of the beach.

The 150 m long pier and the lifesaving club, founded in 1919, provide the focus for this beach. It essentially has identical beach and bar characteristics as its neighbour Frankston, with an attached inner bar, and deeper, more parallel second and outer bars. The outer bar usually lies just off the end of the pier.

Swimming

The beach is relatively safe under calm and low wave conditions, with only the deeper water in the rip holes and between the bars providing a problem for children and non-swimmers. The biggest danger is the pier, as people have been injured by jumping off it and landing on the shallow bar crests.

Surfing

During strong westerlies, wind waves up to 2 m high break over the outer bars, providing sloppy beach breaks.

Fishing

The Pier is the most popular spot.

General

A long, sandy beach, backed by a naturally vegetated foredune and reserve, with the added attraction of the lifesaving club and pier. Very popular with families in summer.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Surface:
Sealed
Spaces:
50

Location

Information Symbols

  • Shops Shops
  • Public phone Public phone
  • Park Park
  • BBQ BBQ
  • Picnic Picnic
  • Shade Shade
  • Shelters Shelters
  • Playground Playground
  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Dressing shed Dressing shed
  • Showers Showers
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Kiosk Kiosk
  • Parking Parking
  • Bus Bus
  • Train Train
  • Passenger ferry Passenger ferry

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

Patrol Information
  Mon 17/11 Tue 18/11 Wed 19/11 Thu 20/11 Fri 21/11 Sat 22/11 Sun 23/11
Seaford LSC
          12:00
- 17:30
12:00
- 17:30

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
0
First Aids:
0
Preventative Actions:
0

The following organisations contribute to the above totals:

Hazards

Service Providers

  • Seaford LSC

    VISIT SITE

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

Today 18° wind W/19 km/h

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Weather information
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FRANKSTON AWS (5 km) issued at Sun 23 Nov 12:00 (EST)

WATER

17

Issued at Sun, November 23 07:02

SWELL FORECAST

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Seaford issued at Sat, November 22 23:00 (EST)

UV INDEX

10

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    2:00
    2.79m
  • Low
    7:39
    1.17m
  • High
    13:45
    2.47m
  • Low
    19:42
    0.52m
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Stony Point issued at Sun, November 23 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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