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

Weather

Saturday 20, Oct 7:51 pm

Day 18°    Night 11°
14.8°C
Clear

Water Temperature  16°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

4 am
1.41m
9 am
1.14m
3 pm
1.55m
9 pm
0.71m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm


Weather

Sunday 21, Oct

Day 22°    Night 10°
Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly before dawn.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

4 am
1.65m
10 am
0.83m
4 pm
1.79m
10 pm
0.53m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm


Weather

Sat 20, Oct to Sat 27, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Sat 20th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm
Sun 21st 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Mon 22nd 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:30 pm
Tue 23rd 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm

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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