Maheno beach (FR8C) is named after the ship Maheno, wrecked on the beach in 1935 and still a prominent attraction. This section is 9 km long, extending from The Pinnacles past the wreck and freshwater Eli Creek to Chard Rocks, a more prominent coffeerock formation. Beach and surf conditions are the same as the northern sections, with rips dominating the inner bar.
Beach Length: 9km
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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.