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

Wednesday 24, Jan 6:53 pm

Day 25°    Night 14°
22°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
0.78m
2 am
0.23m
8 pm
0.72m
2 pm
0.26m

UV

Index: 12 (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 16°
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

8 am
0.79m
3 am
0.28m
9 pm
0.71m
3 pm
0.26m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 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 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm
Thu 25th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm
Fri 26th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:30 pm
Sat 27th 12 (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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