Mordialloc - Beach in Mordialloc Kingston VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Mordialloc VIC

Mordialloc Beach is the southern section of a 4 km long beach running from Mordialloc Creek to the bluffs at Mentone. The beach has three sections, each with a lifesaving club, at Mordialloc, Parkdale and Mentone. The Mordialloc section is backed by an extensive foreshore reserve, that has... Read more

Mordialloc Beach is the southern section of a 4 km long beach running from Mordialloc Creek to the bluffs at Mentone. The beach has three sections, each with a lifesaving club, at Mordialloc, Parkdale and Mentone. The Mordialloc section is backed by an extensive foreshore reserve, that has a number of facilities including the pier, a large car park, park and picnic areas. It also has a lovely, curving promenade running behind the beach from the pier to the lifesaving club and beyond. The Mordialloc Life Saving Club was founded in 1919. Today it is fronted by fenced dunes and a wide beach. The good rail and road access, car parking and other facilities, make this a very popular beach.The Mordialloc section is 1 km long, faces the south-west and extends to the north of the 300 m long Mordialloc pier and adjacent drain entrance wall. The beach has been nourished to help combat erosion toward the Parkdale and Mentone ends, and can be more than 50 m wide. It is fronted by two bars: the inner bar usually attached to the beach, with rips cutting it every 150 m; with a deeper trough separating it from the outer bar.

Swimming

Safest on the attached, shallow sections of the inner bar and clear of the rip holes and troughs, particularly in the patrolled area. Warning: Do not jump off the pier, as there is shallow water underneath and serious injuries can result.

Surfing

During strong westerlies, wind waves up to 2 m high break over the outer bars, providing sloppy beach breaks.

Fishing

The pier is the most popular spot, giving access to deeper water, while the adjoining breakwater is used to fish Mordialloc Creek.

General

A well developed and popular beach, with the added safety of the lifesaving club and the attraction of the pier.

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Mordialloc LSC

Information

About

Mordialloc, VIC 3195

Includes beaches:
Mordialloc-mentone, Parkdale, Mentone

Length:
1km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP045A

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Inlet
    Inlet
  • Winds
    Winds
  • Reefs
    Reefs
  • Shallow Water
    Shallow Water
  • Structure
    Structure
  • Submerged Objects
    Submerged Objects
  • Shallow Sandbars
    Shallow Sandbars
  • Long beach
    Long beach
  • Beach erosion
    Beach erosion
  • Water pollution
    Water pollution
  • Outfall
    Outfall
  • Water Temp
    Water Temp
  • Heavy shorebreak
    Heavy shorebreak
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Kiosk
  • Shops
  • Public phone
  • Park
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Shade
  • Shelters
  • Playground
  • Boat ramp
  • Cafe
  • Bike path
  • Natural shade
  • Mobile Phone Coverage
  • Bus
  • Train

Regulation Symbols

  • Camping Prohibited
  • Bicycles Allowed
  • Shared Footway
  • No Model Planes
  • No Littering
  • No Vehicles
  • No Cats or Dogs
  • No Dogs Allowed

Weather

Wednesday 15, Aug 10:59 pm

Day 16°    Night 13°
10.6°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  12°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 30 to 40 knots shifting westerly during the afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Tide

5 am
0.80m
11 am
0.18m
6 pm
0.90m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Thursday 16, Aug

Day 14°    Night 9°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 25 to 35 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Swell: Westerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon, then tending west to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Tide

6 am
0.83m
12 am
0.32m
6 pm
0.92m
12 pm
0.24m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Wed 15, Aug to Wed 22, Aug


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Swell: West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 15th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 11:40 am to 12:50 pm
Thu 16th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 17th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Sat 18th 2 (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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