Twin Reefs - Beach in Cape Paterson Bass Coast VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Twin Reefs VIC

The Twin Reefs are two protruding, exposed reefs, in lee of which is a narrow, 500 m long, crenulate platform beach, lying between the base of the vegetated bluffs and the continuous intertidal rock flats. The Cape Paterson Road runs along the top of the bluffs and there is... Read more

The Twin Reefs are two protruding, exposed reefs, in lee of which is a narrow, 500 m long, crenulate platform beach, lying between the base of the vegetated bluffs and the continuous intertidal rock flats. The Cape Paterson Road runs along the top of the bluffs and there is a car park and track down to the beach and rocks.

Swimming

Hazardous at high and low tide, as rocks dominate the energetic surf.

Surfing

The outermost reef can produce some good waves in a moderate to large swell.

Fishing

There are good rock platfroms which are awash at high tide. They should only be fished in low waves and by expereinced rock fishers.

General

The car park provides a nice view of this beach, which is unsuitable for bathing or surfing.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Cape Paterson, VIC 3995

Length:
0.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
9/10 (Extremely hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vic150

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

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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