Balnarring - Beach in Balnarring Beach Mornington Peninsula VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Balnarring VIC

Balnarring is a small beach settlement located at the end of Balnarring Road. The road ends at the main Balnarring Beach (also called Tulum Beach), which has a foreshore reserve with picnic facilities. There is a small jetty crossing the beach, with boats moored offshore. Another reserve... Read more

Balnarring is a small beach settlement located at the end of Balnarring Road. The road ends at the main Balnarring Beach (also called Tulum Beach), which has a foreshore reserve with picnic facilities. There is a small jetty crossing the beach, with boats moored offshore. Another reserve and picnic area are located behind the western beach. The main beach is 2.5 km long and faces south, curving around at its western end to the south-east. It extends from the mouth of Merricks Creek, which runs along behind much of the beach, to sandy Balnarring Point, which is fronted by reef flats that separate the two beaches. The west beach is 1.3 km long and curves around to face the east by Palmer Bluff, its southern boundary. Both beaches receive low wind waves and are relatively narrow, with a moderately steep beach face and deep water off the beach at high tide. At low tide however, the sand and reef flats are exposed.

Swimming

Two relatively safe beaches protected from westerly winds and waves. Best at mid to high tide when the tidal flats are covered.

Surfing

Usually none, except in big outside swell, which can produce a small, well-shaped right hander around Balnarring Point.

Fishing

Best off the jetty or beach at high tide.

General

A relatively quiet holiday settlement with two attractive sandy beaches and foreshore facilities.

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Information

About

Balnarring Beach, VIC 3926

Length:
2.5km

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

Beach Key:
 vic230

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Shops
  • Public phone
  • Park
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Shade
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry
  • Boat ramp

Marine Warnings

Thu, 22 Feb 17:05
Road Weather Alert for Melbourne

Thu, 22 Feb 16:40
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria

Weather

Thursday 22, Feb 7:30 pm

Day 25°    Night 17°
23.2°C
Light rain at times

Water Temperature  20°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the east during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the east.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

UV

Index: 9 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:00 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Friday 23, Feb

Day 30°    Night 17°
Rain at times clearing

Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

UV

Index: 11 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm


Weather

Thu 22, Feb to Thu 01, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly during the afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore during the afternoon or evening. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

UV

Thu 22nd 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm
Fri 23rd 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm
Sat 24th 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm
Sun 25th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:00 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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