Rye Beach begins at White Cliffs and runs past the 300 m long Rye Jetty, almost due east for 4 km. A foreshore reserve backs the entire beach which, beside the popular jetty, has two boat ramps, a yacht club and a camping reserve. The beach is backed... Read more
Rye Beach begins at White Cliffs and runs past the 300 m long Rye Jetty, almost due east for 4 km. A foreshore reserve backs the entire beach which, beside the popular jetty, has two boat ramps, a yacht club and a camping reserve. The beach is backed by the low reserve and fronted by shallow sand flats that are between 300 and 400 m wide. The narrowest flats are found at the jetty. They are covered at high tide, but exposed at low. Waves are usually low and only exceed a few decimetres during strong northerly winds.
Usually a safe beach close inshore. Depth varies over the flats with the tide and deep water lies off the end of the flats.
None, except for low wind waves during strong northerlies.
Only off the Jetty.
Rye Beach has a very popular and always full summer camping reserve while the Jetty area attracts day visitors. Do not jump or dive off the jetty as the water is very shallow.Read less
Fri, 21 Oct 05:10
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Fri, 21 Oct 04:42
Warning to Sheep Graziers
Wind: Northerly 20 to 30 knots, tending northwesterly during the morning. Winds shifting west to southwesterly during the early afternoon then easing to 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. 2nd
Seas: 2 to 3 metres. 1st
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. Rain heavy at times in the evening.
Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:40 pm
Wind: West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening. 2nd
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. 1st
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail.
Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Wind: Southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the east.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
|Fri 21st||8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:30 pm|
|Sat 22nd||7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|Sun 23rd||8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:30 pm|
|Mon 24th||8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:40 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.