Five Mile Rocks (north) Beach is patrolled and has green covid status

SA Wattle Range Beachport Directions
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North of Five Mile Rocks the beach (88) runs for 700 m to a 15 m high calcarenite bluff. This beach is partly protected by the rocks and reefs off the point, and waves averaging 1.5 m maintain two beach rips with permanent rips at either end. Beyond the bluffs the beach (89) continues for 2.1 km to the cuspate foreland called Euro Point, which has protruded in lee of reefs extending several hundred metres offshore. This section of beach receives higher waves and has an inner bar system usually cut by 5 to 6 rips, together with a permanent rip in lee of the reef. Active sand dunes have moved up to 1.5 km in from the beach.
Beach Length: 0.7km
General Hazard Rating: 6/11

Patrolled Beach Flag Patrols

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.




Topographic rips


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