East of Steele Trig, the coast trends east for 2 km to Grassy Point, then turns to the south-east for 2.8 km to Point George. Here it turns again, to the south-south-east, for 900 m down to Half Moon Bay. There are three beaches located between these points. ... Read more
East of Steele Trig, the coast trends east for 2 km to Grassy Point, then turns to the south-east for 2.8 km to Point George. Here it turns again, to the south-south-east, for 900 m down to Half Moon Bay. There are three beaches located between these points. The Esplanade and foreshore reserve back the beaches, and there is a camping area on the eroding beach front south of Point George.The three beaches are all narrow and crenulate, with low (1 to 2 m high) backing bluffs, and 100 to 200 m wide sand flats. Seagrass grows on the deeper parts of the sand flats and washes up onto the beaches.
Three relatively safe beaches, with usually calm to low wind waves. Water depth over the shallow sand flats depends on the tide.
You can only fish from the beach at high tide.
Three very accessible beaches, with Point George housing a popular, beach front camping reserve.Read less
Tue, 17 Jul 18:36
Cancellation of Road Weather Alert for Melbourne
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.
Sun protection not recommended
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.
Sun protection not recommended
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.
|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.