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Middle Brighton VIC

Middle Brighton Beach is the home of the Brighton Life Saving Club, which was formed in 1917. Unlike its boat shed lined neighbour (Dendy Street), Middle Brighton has a seawall and promenade running the length of the 500 m long beach. The beach is backed by The Esplanade,... Read more

Middle Brighton Beach is the home of the Brighton Life Saving Club, which was formed in 1917. Unlike its boat shed lined neighbour (Dendy Street), Middle Brighton has a seawall and promenade running the length of the 500 m long beach. The beach is backed by The Esplanade, with a large car park next to the lifesaving club at the southern end of the beach.The beach is bordered by rock flats and reefs at each end. In addition, a groyne has been built across the northern end, while the seawall and low grassy bluffs back the beach. The beach tends to widen to the north, while the surf zone alternates between the reefs and an irregular, shallow, usually attached bar.

Swimming

It's best to go a little north of the club house, away from the reefs. However, stay in the patrolled area.

Surfing

During strong south-west winds and waves, there are waves over the scattered reefs and bar.

Fishing

The northern groyne offers the best access to deeper water and the adjoining reefs.

General

A very accessible patrolled beach right next to the main road, with a promenade running the length of the beach. Best bathing is toward the centre, away from the rocks and reefs at each end.

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Brighton LSC Inc (VIC)

Information

About

Brighton, VIC 3186

Includes beaches:
Black Rock, Black Rock Point, Half Moon Bay, Sandringham, Hampton, Brighton, Holloway, Dendy Street, Middle Brighton Baths

Length:
0.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vicP058

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • Winds
    Winds
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Kiosk
  • Public phone
  • Showers
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Wednesday 15, Aug 11:00 pm

Day 16°    Night 13°
11.1°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  11°C


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 30 to 40 knots shifting westerly during the afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Tide

5 am
0.87m
11 am
0.16m
5 pm
0.90m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 16, Aug

Day 14°    Night 9°
Partly cloudy

Wind


Wind: Westerly 25 to 35 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Swell: Westerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon, then tending west to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Tide

5 am
0.86m
12 am
0.23m
6 pm
0.91m
12 pm
0.18m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Wed 15, Aug to Wed 22, Aug


Wind


Wind: Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 15th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:50 am to 12:40 pm
Thu 16th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 17th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Sat 18th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended

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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