Weather Forecast
24.70°C
Current Temperature
11.00km/h
Wind speed
21.18°C
Water Temperature
0.28m
Swell
1.24m
Tide
11/11
UV
Southport Beach (223) faces almost due west and receives low ocean swell as well as gulf wind waves. Waves average 0.5 to 1 m, and during higher wave conditions produce a double bar system, with 3 to 4 rips cutting across the inner and outer bars (Fig. 4.53). During normal low wave conditions the inner rips tend to infill and a continuous bar is attached to the beach. In addition the river flows across the southern end of the beach building out a large tidal and bar, cut by the deeper tidal channel.
Beach Length: 0.001km
General Hazard Rating: 4/11

Patrolled Beach Flag Patrols

Mon
30 Jan
Tue
31 Jan
Wed
01 Feb
Thu
02 Feb
Fri
03 Feb
Sat
04 Feb
Sun
05 Feb
South Port SLSC Inc (SA)
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11:30 -17:30
11:30 -17:30

Information

Formal parking area
Formal parking area
Drinking water
Toilets Block M/F

Regulations

Hazards

Topographic rips

Weather

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.