Point Abeona - Beach in North Shore Greater Geelong VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Point Abeona VIC

Point Abeona is a 500 m long, sandy and shelly spit, that partly blocks the entrance to Limeburners Bay. The spit has been built by low southern waves running along and wrapping around the point. The low spit is backed by the bay and fronted by shallow, seagrass... Read more

Point Abeona is a 500 m long, sandy and shelly spit, that partly blocks the entrance to Limeburners Bay. The spit has been built by low southern waves running along and wrapping around the point. The low spit is backed by the bay and fronted by shallow, seagrass covered tidal flats.

Swimming

You can swim on both sides of this beach, with deeper water on the back (bay) side, or off the tip of the spit. Shallow tidal flats front the beach.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

The tip of the Point is the most popular spot with deep water and tidal flows.

General

A long narrow spit surrounded by usually calm water, with tidal currents off the tip.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

North Shore, VIC 3214

Includes beaches:
Sand Hummocks Mid, Sand Hummocks South, Point Wilson North, Point Wilson East, Point Wilson West, Snake Island, Snake Island West 1, Snake Island West 2, Avalon

Length:
0.5km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP099

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range
  • Winds
    Winds

Information Symbols

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Tuesday 17, Jul 8:00 pm

Day 16°    Night 7°
9.7°C
Showers. Windy

Water Temperature  11°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 30 to 35 knots tending northerly 35 to 45 knots during the morning. A west to northwesterly change 30 to 40 knots reaching the far west late morning, and extending throughout by early afternoon. Winds easing to 25 to 30 knots at night.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 3 to 5 metres around midday.
Seas: 3 to 5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Tide

5 am
0.93m
12 am
0.36m
6 pm
1.06m
12 pm
0.14m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 18, Jul

Day 16°    Night 5°
Windy. Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning northwesterly before dawn and increasing to 30 to 40 knots during the morning. Winds tending west to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres.
Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tide

6 am
0.93m
12 am
0.33m
7 pm
1.07m
1 pm
0.20m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Tue 17, Jul to Tue 24, Jul


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 5 to 7 metres.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Tide


UV

Tue 17th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 18th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 19th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 20th 1 (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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