Point Cook South 1 - Beach in Point Cook Wyndham VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Point Cook South 1 VIC

South of the Point Cook Homestead, the coast swings to the west, then south-west. The first beach (Point Cook South 1) is part of the Coastal Park and has extensive parking and picnic facilities. The second beach (Point Cook South 2) forms the boundary of the Point Cook... Read more

South of the Point Cook Homestead, the coast swings to the west, then south-west. The first beach (Point Cook South 1) is part of the Coastal Park and has extensive parking and picnic facilities. The second beach (Point Cook South 2) forms the boundary of the Point Cook RAAF base and is off limits to the public.Both the beaches receive low waves, which build a low, narrow beach fronted by shallow, intertidal sand and rock flats up to 200 m wide. There is a 400 m long jetty extending out from the RAAF base.

Swimming

Only at high tide when there is water over the flats, and even then watch out for the rocks.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Better at high tide when the flats are covered by water.

General

Better at high tide when the flats are covered by water.

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Information

About

Point Cook, VIC 3030

Includes beaches:
Point Cook South, Point Cook South 2

Length:
1.8km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP076A

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Kiosk
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Playground
  • Drinking water
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Friday 20, Apr 2:34 pm

Day 19°    Night 11°
18.8°C
Morning fog then sunny

Water Temperature  18°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots and afternoon inshore seabreezes of similar strength
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Seas: breezes of similar strength
Weather: Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Tide

5 am
0.67m
12 am
0.33m
6 pm
0.75m
12 pm
0.10m

UV

Index: 4 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:50 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Saturday 21, Apr

Day 22°    Night 11°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon then shifting southerly about 10 knots in the west during the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Tide

6 am
0.70m
12 am
0.34m
7 pm
0.77m
12 pm
0.11m

UV

Index: 4 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm


Weather

Fri 20, Apr to Fri 27, Apr


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly during the day. Afternoon inshore seabreezes around 10 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: breezes around 10 knots.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Fri 20th 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:20 am to 2:10 pm
Sat 21st 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm
Sun 22nd 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:50 pm
Mon 23rd 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:50 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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