Point Cook South 2 - Beach in Point Cook Wyndham VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Point Cook South 2 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

The park provides excellent parking and picnic facilities and good access to the beach and bay.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Point Cook, VIC 3030

Includes beaches:
Point Cook South, Point Cook South 1

Length:
2.8km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP076B

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

Weather

Saturday 20, Oct 7:00 pm

Day 18°    Night 11°
13°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  15°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots before dawn then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots by late morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, tending westerly 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

5 am
0.21m
12 pm
0.67m
5 pm
0.40m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:20 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Sunday 21, Oct

Day 19°    Night 8°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

6 am
0.23m
1 pm
0.65m
7 pm
0.38m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

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


Weather

Sat 20, Oct to Sat 27, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the evening.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide


UV

Sat 20th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Sun 21st 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm
Mon 22nd 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm
Tue 23rd 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:20 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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