Popes Eye - Port Phillip - VIC

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Position

DEG: -38.276152 144.698743
DMS: 38º 16' 34.15" S 144º 41' 55.48" E
UTM: 55 H 5761040mN 298703mE
Altitude: -1m

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Web: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/places-to-see/sites/popes-eye

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Popes Eye is located about 5km north east of Portsea and is an artificial structure protruding above the water surface. This structure provides a safe anchorage for pleasure craft, it is about 1.5m deep within the ring and drops off to about 10m around the outside.Popes Eye is a favourite location of experienced and novice divers and snorkellers due to the protection it provides from tidal currents and supports a huge variety of species including colourful reef fish, octopus, featherstars, cuttlefish, seals and gorgonian corals.This site is an important nesting ground for Australasian Gannets.
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Closest Weather Station

Geelong Racecourse at 14/11:00am EST
Distance from Popes Eye - Port Phillip 32.31km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
16.4°C16.6°C69%10.7°C1023.7hPa0.0mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Point Wilson
Distance from Popes Eye - Port Phillip 24.56km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C23.323.221.618.616.013.812.913.915.917.519.421.7
Mean Min. °C16.415.914.812.410.58.97.78.09.310.612.714.4
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