Paradise - Beach in Paradise Beach Wellington VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Paradise

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Golden Beach is one of the more popular stops on Ninety Mile Beach. The road from Sale reaches the coast here, and it is the first place south of Lakes Entrance where you can drive to the beach with a shop and some facilities. A road runs north... Read more

Golden Beach is one of the more popular stops on Ninety Mile Beach. The road from Sale reaches the coast here, and it is the first place south of Lakes Entrance where you can drive to the beach with a shop and some facilities. A road runs north for 3 to 4 km from here to Paradise Beach, where there are numerous holiday homes.

Swimming

Ninety Mile Beach is a long, potentially hazardous and largely isolated beach. Approximately 500 rips occur along this beach, which, together with the longshore trough, dominate the beach circulation. A heavy shorebreak also occurs on the steeper section of the beach. In the deep trough that separates the beach from the bar, there are usually strong longshore and rip currents; often with a pronounced easterly drift. Use extreme caution if bathing on Ninety Mile Beach. Do not bathe alone. Stay close inshore on the beach or attached bar, if present. Do not swim out into the trough or to the outer bar, unless you are very experienced.

Surfing

The numerous rips and longshore bar produce literally hundreds of potential beach breaks, particularly on the outer bar. Conditions vary considerably and are best with a low to moderate south swell and north to north-west winds.

Fishing

Ninety Mile Beach and the backing Gippsland Lakes are a fishing paradise. The continuous trough and hundreds of rips produce any number of good spots for beach fishing.

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Beach Patrols 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.

TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
13°C
Water
14°C
UV Rating
8 / 11

Hazards

Hazards

Sharks
Sharks
Bluebottles
Bluebottles
Winds
Winds

Strong Currents

Information Symbols

Formal parking area
Public phone
Dressing shed
Toilets
Shops
Park
Picnic
Drinking water
Showers
Passenger ferry
Train
Bus
Monday, 26 Oct 11:52

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.