Brighton - Beach in Dendy Bayside VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Brighton VIC

Brighton Beach is a 1 km long, south-west facing beach, lying between the New Street groyne and Green Point. It is paralleled by a seawall and walkway, foreshore reserve and Beach Road. It is backed by Brighton shops and the railway station. The reserve has a large... Read more

Brighton Beach is a 1 km long, south-west facing beach, lying between the New Street groyne and Green Point. It is paralleled by a seawall and walkway, foreshore reserve and Beach Road. It is backed by Brighton shops and the railway station. The reserve has a large parking area and picnic facilities.The beach is exposed to strong south-west winds and waves and, when they occur, they maintain a 60 to 100 m wide bar. This is either separated from the beach by a trough and/or cut by rip channels. In addition, rocks outcrop on parts of the beach, with more extensive reefs toward Green Point.

Swimming

Relatively safe when waves are low. However, water may be deep off the beach and there are rocks and reefs in places. During periods of strong winds and waves, longshore and rip currents are generated.

Surfing

Strong south west winds will produce surf over the bars and reefs at high tide.

Fishing

There are usually good rip holes against the rocks and often a trough along the beach, plus the southern groyne and rocks at Green Point to fish from.

General

A very accessible and popular beach with foreshore facilities. However beaware of the often deep water and reefs.

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Information

About

Dendy, VIC 3186

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

Length:
1km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP055

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Kiosk
  • Public phone
  • Drinking water
  • Dressing shed
  • Showers
  • Bus
  • Train

Weather

Sunday 22, Apr 6:58 pm

Day 21°    Night 12°
16.3°C
Hazy. Fog developing

Water Temperature  18°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

6 am
0.86m
1 am
0.43m
8 pm
0.94m
1 pm
0.18m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 23, Apr

Day 27°    Night 11°
Possible early fog. Hazy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

7 am
0.86m
1 am
0.44m
8 pm
0.92m
2 pm
0.21m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:40 pm


Weather

Sun 22, Apr to Sun 29, Apr


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Sun 22nd 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 1:50 pm
Mon 23rd 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:40 pm
Tue 24th 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 1:50 pm
Wed 25th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:40 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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