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Cleeland Bight Mooring Area

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Mooring location: Newhaven, Western Port

Set aside name: Cleeland Bight

Melways reference: Map 632 H9

From a line protruding from Maroubra Road 200 meters seaward to a line protruding 200 meters seaward from approximately 250 West of Cottosloe Road Cape Woolamai.

Agent managing: Parks Victoria – San Remo office

Status: Deep water sites available

Waiting list: No

Local features: Access to beach and parking at Cottersloe Road Cape Woolamai. Boat ramp at Newhaven.

Public Moorings present
Three Public Swing Moorings are available at Cleeland Bight, these are located at: 

  • S 38 32.017 E 145 20.533
  • S 38 32.076 E 145 20.531
  • S 38 32.044 E 145 20.562

Availability of temporary moorings: No

Weather conditions
Exposed to S/SE wind direction protected from SW and NNW. Tidal range approximate depth of 2 meters at low tide.

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 and parking at Cottersloe Road. Boat ramp at Newhaven.
Contact: Parks Victoria 13 19 63