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

  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

Weather

Saturday 20, Oct 8:32 pm

Day 19°    Night 9°
12.5°C
Possible shower

Water Temperature  15°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots before dawn then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots by late morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, tending westerly 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

11 am
0.88m
4 am
0.34m
11 pm
0.78m
5 pm
0.49m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

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


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Sunday 21, Oct

Day 20°    Night 7°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

5 am
0.38m
12 pm
0.85m
6 pm
0.48m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

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


Weather

Sat 20, Oct to Sat 27, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the evening.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide


UV

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