Mothers/scout/shire Hall - Beach in Mornington Mornington Peninsula VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Mothers/scout/shire Hall VIC

Jetty is a continuous, 600 m long beach that begins as Mothers Beach in the western protected corner, then changes to Scout Beach in the centre and ends in the east as Shire Hall Beach. Beside the jetty at Snapper Point are a large car park, marina and boat... Read more

Jetty is a continuous, 600 m long beach that begins as Mothers Beach in the western protected corner, then changes to Scout Beach in the centre and ends in the east as Shire Hall Beach. Beside the jetty at Snapper Point are a large car park, marina and boat ramp, with a 10 m high bluff backing Mothers Beach. At Scout Beach there is a scout hall and a few boat sheds below the bluffs, while at Shire Hall there are several boat sheds.The beach faces north and is sheltered in the west by the point and jetty. A continuous bar fronts Mothers and Scout Beaches. However during strong north-westerlies, sufficient waves reach the beach to build a bar and two rips toward the eastern Shire Hall Beach.

Swimming

Safest at Mothers and Scout Beaches, so long as you are clear of the boat traffic. Water depth varies over the bars and troughs at Shire Hall, and care should be taken if children are using the beach.

Surfing

Strong west to north-west winds can produce waves over the bars at Shire Hall.

Fishing

Best off the jetty or the rocks at the end of Shire Hall.

General

An attractive, accessible beach with a foreshore reserve and picnic facilities. A choice of three beaches in one.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Mornington, VIC 3931

Includes beaches:
Mount Martha North, Hawker, Craigie, Birdrock, Dava, Fossil, Fosters, Fishermans, Royal

Length:
0.6km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP029

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Winds
    Winds
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Drinking water
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Kiosk
  • Public phone
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry
  • Boat ramp

Weather

Monday 22, Jan 12:00 am

Day 23°    Night 16°
21.5°C
Humid. Becoming sunny

Water Temperature  21°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.

Tide

7 am
0.78m
12 am
0.20m
7 pm
0.69m
1 pm
0.31m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Tuesday 23, Jan

Day 22°    Night 14°
Becoming sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

7 am
0.79m
1 am
0.23m
7 pm
0.70m
2 pm
0.30m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm


Weather

Mon 22, Jan to Mon 29, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Mon 22nd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm
Tue 23rd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm
Wed 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:30 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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