Point Addiss - Beach in Bells Beach Surf Coast VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Point Addiss VIC

At the base of 20 m high Point Addis is a narrow, 80 m long, sand beach, which is awash at high tide and fronted by rocks and reef flats at low tide. It can only be reached with difficulty around the rocks. It is not recommended for... Read more

At the base of 20 m high Point Addis is a narrow, 80 m long, sand beach, which is awash at high tide and fronted by rocks and reef flats at low tide. It can only be reached with difficulty around the rocks. It is not recommended for bathing.

Swimming

Not recommended, dominated by rocks, reef and a permanent rip.

Surfing

There is a right over the reef which works in a low to moderate swell at high tide.

Fishing

There are reef holes and gullies off the rocks, however it is a hazardous location to fish.

General

A small hazardous beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Bells Beach, VIC 3228

Length:
0.08km

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

Beach Key:
 vic305

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • Winds
    Winds

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

Weather

Saturday 20, Oct 3:19 pm

Day 17°    Night 10°
14.8°C
Morning shower or two

Water Temperature  14°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots before dawn then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots by late morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, tending westerly 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

8 am
1.43m
1 am
0.37m
8 pm
1.19m
2 pm
0.57m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

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


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Sunday 21, Oct

Day 18°    Night 8°
Mostly sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

9 am
1.33m
2 am
0.47m
9 pm
1.13m
3 pm
0.63m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm


Weather

Sat 20, Oct to Sat 27, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the evening.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide


UV

Sat 20th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Sun 21st 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm
Mon 22nd 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:20 pm
Tue 23rd 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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