St Pauls - Beach in Sorrento Mornington Peninsula VIC - SLS Beachsafe

St Pauls VIC

Diamond Bay and St Pauls are two small pockets of sand lying at the base of 30 m high calcarenite bluffs. They are fronted by a reef and rock dominated surf zone. Diamond Bay Road and St Pauls Road both lead to car parks behind each beach. ... Read more

Diamond Bay and St Pauls are two small pockets of sand lying at the base of 30 m high calcarenite bluffs. They are fronted by a reef and rock dominated surf zone. Diamond Bay Road and St Pauls Road both lead to car parks behind each beach. However access to the beaches requires a steep climb down steps.

Swimming

Diamond Bay Beach is set deep inside the bay with two points protecting it. It usually has low waves at the beach and is suitable for relatively safe bathing at high tide. St Pauls is not only difficult to reach, but has higher waves at high tide and more rocks and reefs along the beach.

Surfing

No rideable waves at either beach.

Fishing

Diamond Bay is a popular location as it offers a slightly more protected section of coast, with extensive rock platforms in the bay and on adjacent Jubilee Point.

General

Two small beaches, with only Diamond Bay offering some relatively safe bathing.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

Information

About

Sorrento, VIC 3943

Length:
0.05km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
6/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vic267

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Monday 22, Jan 12:01 am

Day 23°    Night 16°
19.7°C
Humid. Becoming sunny

Water Temperature  21°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy.

Tide

5 am
0.82m
11 am
0.32m
5 pm
0.70m
11 pm
0.19m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Tuesday 23, Jan

Day 22°    Night 14°
Becoming sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy.

Tide

6 am
0.82m
6 pm
0.71m
11 pm
0.24m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm


Weather

Mon 22, Jan to Mon 29, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: 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 5:40 pm
Wed 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 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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