St Kilda Marina - Beach in St Kilda South Port Phillip VIC - SLS Beachsafe

St Kilda Marina VIC

Out towards the end of the large St Kilda Marina is an artificial beach, that has formed since the construction of the marina. It is just 150m long and located between two rock groynes, and is backed by a seawall. It faces south-west and is well exposed to... Read more

Out towards the end of the large St Kilda Marina is an artificial beach, that has formed since the construction of the marina. It is just 150m long and located between two rock groynes, and is backed by a seawall. It faces south-west and is well exposed to southerly winds and waves. These have built a continuous, narrow bar.

Swimming

A relatively safe if unattractive beach surroundedby seawalls and groynes.

Surfing

Only during very strong southerlies, and then only a short beach break.

Fishing

There are excellent fishing spots off the groynes.

General

A small very accessible but unattractive artificial beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

St Kilda South, VIC 3182

Includes beaches:
Sandon Street, Elwood, St Kilda, St Kilda Pier-port Melbourne, St Kilda Pier, Middle Park, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Station Pier, Sandridge, Webb Dock, Point Gellibrand, Williamstown

Length:
0.15km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vicP062

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • Winds
    Winds

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Tuesday 17, Jul 8:00 pm

Day 16°    Night 9°
12.1°C
Wind and showers easing

Water Temperature  12°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the southwest, tending northerly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon, but reaching 30 knots offshore and in the far west. Winds shifting westerly 30 to 40 knots during the evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres by early evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny day. 80% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail at night.

Tide

5 am
0.92m
11 am
0.19m
6 pm
0.98m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 18, Jul

Day 15°    Night 7°
Mostly sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore. 2nd
Seas: 2 to 3 metres. 1st
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

6 am
0.92m
12 am
0.37m
7 pm
0.98m
12 pm
0.22m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Tue 17, Jul to Tue 24, Jul


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting westerly during the afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the west.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Tue 17th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 18th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 19th 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 20th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended

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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