Port Moorowie - Beach in Port Moorowie Yorke Peninsula SA - SLS Beachsafe

Port Moorowie SA

Port Moorowie is a small settlement with a scattering of houses spread along 2 km of low bluffs in the western corner of Waterloo Bay, called McLeod harbour. The protected section of the bay has a shallow seagrass covered floor with shallow sand flats bordering the bluffs and beaches. Apart from... Read more

Port Moorowie is a small settlement with a scattering of houses spread along 2 km of low bluffs in the western corner of Waterloo Bay, called McLeod harbour. The protected section of the bay has a shallow seagrass covered floor with shallow sand flats bordering the bluffs and beaches. Apart from a boat ramp there are no facilities at the port. Six small beaches are located along the base of the 5 to 10 m high bluffs, with vehicle access to the top of each of the beaches.Beach 349 lies below the bluffs at the end of the Minlaton Road. The 300 m long high tide sand beach wrap round a low protruding bluffs, capped by low clifftop dunes.

Swimming

Six relatively safe and usually calm beaches, just beware of the rocks and reefs off some of them.

Surfing

None

Fishing

Best off the point beach.

General

A quiet settlement with good access and a boat ramp but no other amenities.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Port Moorowie, SA 5576

Length:
0.3km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 sa0349

Nearby beaches

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area

Marine Warnings

Sun, 24 Mar 05:10
Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia


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.

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