Three Mile Rocks (south) - Beach in Beachport Wattle Range SA - SLS Beachsafe

Three Mile Rocks (south)

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Three Mile Rocks form a low calcarenite headland, with rocks and reefs dominating the beaches to either side. The south beach (85) is 300 m long with reefs extending up to 500 m off the beach, and rocks occupying much of the inner surf zone. The northern beach (86) is... Read more

Three Mile Rocks form a low calcarenite headland, with rocks and reefs dominating the beaches to either side. The south beach (85) is 300 m long with reefs extending up to 500 m off the beach, and rocks occupying much of the inner surf zone. The northern beach (86) is 900 m long, with rocks and reefs increasing toward the northern end forming a platform beach in places.

Swimming

These are seven potentially hazardous beaches dominated by rocks, reefs and permanent rips. Use extreme care if swimming here.

Surfing

There are numerous reef breaks amongst the beaches, with the best beach breaks on the Five Mile beach.

Fishing

There are excellent beach and rock holes the length of this section.

General

A popular section of coast explored by the 4WD fraternity, it provide easy access to some excellent beaches and dunes, without having to go too far off the bitumen.

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There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
C
Water
14°C
UV Rating
6 / 11

Hazards

Hazards

Topographic rips
Topographic rips

Strong Currents

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Sunday, 27 Sep 10:25

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.


Beachport, SA 5280
Length: 0.3km
General Hazard Rating: 6/10 (Moderately hazardous)
Beach Key: sa0085