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Mooring location: Somers, Western Port

Set aside name: Somers

Melways reference: Map 194 E11

Boundaries: A line extending in a Southerly direction approximately 200 meters from the beach access track at the end of South Beach Road then approximately 450 meters in a Westerly direction then approximately 200 meters to the North back to the shore line.

Agent managing: Parks Victoria – San Remo office

Status: Deep water sites available.

Waiting list: No

Local features: Access via beach access track at the end of South Beach Road, Somers.

Public moorings present: No

Availability of temporary moorings: No

Weather conditions: Exposed to easterly and southerly winds. Sheltered waters in WSW and WNW winds.

Tackle requirements

  • Buoys: Identification buoys are to be attached to the mooring at all times and the site ID number must be clearly visible and marked on both buoys. Two buoys are required one being an inflatable type (orange in colour) of no less than 600mm in diameter with the other being a smaller (orange in colour) pick up buoy.
  • Chain: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor
  • Weights: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor

Tender arrangements: Tenders not permitted to moor but can remain on mooring whilst mother vessel is at sea.

Access: Access via beach access track at the end of South Beach Road, Somers.

Contact: Parks Victoria 13 19 63 

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