Werribee Sewer Farm South - Beach in Cocoroc Wyndham VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Werribee Sewer Farm South VIC

The Werribee Sewer Farm occupies a large area south and west of the Werribee River. The low coastal plain is cris-crossed by the farm paddocks, and is fronted by a low beach and wide, tidal sand flats. The whole area has restricted access and the only way to... Read more

The Werribee Sewer Farm occupies a large area south and west of the Werribee River. The low coastal plain is cris-crossed by the farm paddocks, and is fronted by a low beach and wide, tidal sand flats. The whole area has restricted access and the only way to reach the beaches is by boat.The northern section extends south-west for 4.5 km from Werribee River mouth to a low point, from where the south section runs west for 5.1 km to the mouth of Little River. The entire section has a low, narrow beach and 300 to 500 m wide sand flats. The Werribee River has a deep channel, while Little River is just a small creek.

Swimming

Not recommended, owing to the proximity of the sewer farm. The sand flats are covered at high tide and exposed at low tide.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Only at the river mouth, or along the beach at high tide.

General

Two very low energy, crenulate beaches, fronted by wide tidal flats and backed by even more extensive sewer paddocks.

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Information

About

Cocoroc, VIC 3030

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

Length:
5.1km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP083

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Monday 22, Jan 10:54 pm

Day 27°    Night 17°
17.5°C
Humid. Mostly clear

Water Temperature  21°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy.

Tide

7 am
0.77m
1 am
0.17m
7 pm
0.71m
1 pm
0.27m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

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


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Tuesday 23, Jan

Day 25°    Night 14°
Cloud clearing

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

7 am
0.78m
1 am
0.20m
8 pm
0.72m
2 pm
0.26m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

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


Weather

Mon 22, Jan to Mon 29, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Mon 22nd 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm
Tue 23rd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Wed 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Thu 25th 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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