Beacon Point - Beach in Cocoroc Wyndham VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Beacon Point VIC

Between the Little River mouth and Kirk Point is a 5.5 km section of south-east facing coast containing four low, crenulate, sandy beaches. The first two beaches between the river and Beacon Point are backed by sewer farms. Low basalt and shelly points and reefs form the boundaries... Read more

Between the Little River mouth and Kirk Point is a 5.5 km section of south-east facing coast containing four low, crenulate, sandy beaches. The first two beaches between the river and Beacon Point are backed by sewer farms. Low basalt and shelly points and reefs form the boundaries between the beaches, with the most prominent being Beacon and Kirk Points. The beaches are low and narrow, and are fronted by intertidal sand flats. These are 500 m wide at the river mouth, but decrease in width to 200 m off Kirk Point.The only public access to the area is a boat ramp located 1 km north of Beacon Point. The remaining area is restricted due to the sewer farm.

Swimming

All of these beaches are fronted by shallow flats, the water depth of which depends on the tide. They are covered by high tides and exposed at low tide.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Most people fish from boats along here, with high water required to fish from the beaches or points.

General

A largely off limits section of the bay, used only by fishers launching their boats from the Beacon Point ramp.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Cocoroc, VIC 3030

Includes beaches:
Duncans Road South, Werribee South, Werribee Sewer Farm North, Werribee Sewer Farm South, Lake Bowrie, Beacon Point Boat Ramp, Kirk Point, Kirk Point West, Sand Hummocks North

Length:
1km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vicP085

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Sharks
    Sharks
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range
  • Winds
    Winds

Information Symbols

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Wednesday 24, Jan 6:45 pm

Day 24°    Night 14°
22.5°C
Mostly clear

Water Temperature  22°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

8 am
0.90m
2 am
0.22m
8 pm
0.76m
2 pm
0.25m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

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


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 25, Jan

Day 27°    Night 15°
Humid. Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloud clearing.

Tide

9 am
0.91m
2 am
0.26m
9 pm
0.77m
3 pm
0.24m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

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


Weather

Wed 24, Jan to Wed 31, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Wed 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Thu 25th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Fri 26th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Sat 27th 13 (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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