Point Gibbon (3) - Beach in Port Gibbon Franklin Harbour SA - SLS Beachsafe

Point Gibbon (3)

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Beach 626 runs out to the point. The 1.4 km long beach is backed by bluffs for 600 m, which then give way to active sand dunes that move across the point from Mills Beach. The car park for both beaches is located 600 m from the point, with a 4WD required to... Read more

Beach 626 runs out to the point. The 1.4 km long beach is backed by bluffs for 600 m, which then give way to active sand dunes that move across the point from Mills Beach. The car park for both beaches is located 600 m from the point, with a 4WD required to reached the point and Mills beach. The point itself and eastern end of Mills Beach are fronted by rock flats and rock reefs.

Swimming

The Point Gibbon beaches are usually calm and relatively safe, as is Mills Beach during low waves. However beware of the rips and rock reefs if any surf is running.

Surfing

Chance of a beach break at Mills during higher southerly waves.

Fishing

The Point Gibbon ramp is the focus for boat fishing, with the best beach fishing in the persistent rip holes along Mills Beach.

General

The boat ramp and Mills Beach are both relatively popular locations.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
17°C
Water
18°C
UV Rating
12 / 11

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Saturday, 21 Nov 6:26

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.


Port Gibbon, SA 5602
Length: 1.4km
General Hazard Rating: 2/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: sa0626
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