Shoreham - Beach in Shoreham Mornington Peninsula VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Shoreham VIC

Shoreham is a small holiday settlement lying between Flinders Road and the coast. A foreshore reserve parallels both beaches with the Shoreham Foreshore Camping Reserve located behind the main beach (237). A separate Beach Road runs out to the second Shoreham Beach (238), where a long car park... Read more

Shoreham is a small holiday settlement lying between Flinders Road and the coast. A foreshore reserve parallels both beaches with the Shoreham Foreshore Camping Reserve located behind the main beach (237). A separate Beach Road runs out to the second Shoreham Beach (238), where a long car park runs between the bluffs and the back of the low beach. There is also a picnic area located here. Stony Creek drains across the northern end of the beach.Both beaches are very protected and usually have no waves. Shoreham Camping Beach is 1.5 km long and curves around to face south-east, while the 700 m long Shoreham Beach faces almost due east. Extensive sand and reef flats front both beaches and, as a result, the beaches have deep water only at mid to high tide. The tidal flats, and often seaweed, are exposed at low tide.

Swimming

Better at mid to high tide when the water is in.

Surfing

Usually no waves, however big swells can produce a right hand break over the reef that separates the two beaches. Known as the Pines, this break is very popular when working.

Fishing

Better at high tide, otherwise off the outer reef flats at low tide.

General

Two very accessible, attractive, low energy beaches

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Information

About

Shoreham, VIC 3916

Length:
0.7km

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

Beach Key:
 vic238

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Drinking water
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Boat ramp

Weather

Tuesday 16, Oct 12:13 am

Day 22°    Night 15°
21.9°C
Few showers

Water Temperature  15°C


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the east during the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly and easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and becoming variable along parts of the coast with local inshore seabreezes developing to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: breezes developing to 15 knots.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and evening.

Tide

5 am
2.69m
11 am
0.77m
5 pm
2.38m
11 pm
0.42m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 17, Oct

Day 21°    Night 15°
Showers easing

Wind


Wind: Northeasterly about 10 knots over eastern waters and variable below 10 knots elsewhere. Wind becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots throughout late afternoon and reaching 20 knots in the southeast in the late evening.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the east.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The risk of thunderstorms with higher squalls.

Tide

6 am
2.56m
6 pm
2.27m
12 pm
0.87m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Tue 16, Oct to Tue 23, Oct


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots over eastern waters and variable below 10 knots elsewhere. Wind variable to 5 knots in the afternoon. Inshore afternoon sea breezes to about 10 knots.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the east.
Seas: breezes to about 10 knots.
Weather: Cloudy. The risk of thunderstorms with higher squalls in the afternoon and evening.

Tide


UV

Tue 16th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Wed 17th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 18th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:30 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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