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

Weather

Tuesday 23, Oct 3:50 am

Day 20°    Night 12°
11.7°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  15°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Tide

2 am
0.59m
8 am
0.25m
2 pm
0.62m
9 pm
0.25m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:40 pm


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Wednesday 24, Oct

Day 18°    Night 7°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots early in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

3 am
0.60m
9 am
0.25m
3 pm
0.60m
10 pm
0.17m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm


Weather

Tue 23, Oct to Tue 30, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly during the day.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Tue 23rd 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Wed 24th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm
Thu 25th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:20 pm
Fri 26th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:40 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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