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

Wednesday 24, Jan 6:54 pm

Day 24°    Night 14°
22.5°C
Mostly clear

Water Temperature  21°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

8 am
0.97m
2 am
0.25m
9 pm
0.83m
3 pm
0.26m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 25, Jan

Day 27°    Night 15°
Humid. Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloud clearing.

Tide

9 am
0.97m
3 am
0.29m
9 pm
0.83m
3 pm
0.25m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm


Weather

Wed 24, Jan to Wed 31, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Wed 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Thu 25th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Fri 26th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Sat 27th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 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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