Point Nepean - VIC

  Cape,Headland,Point

Position

DEG: -38.30126 144.65187
DMS: 38º 18' 4.54" S 144º 39' 6.73" E
UTM: 55 H 5758150mN 294673mE
Altitude: 1.37m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Cape,Headland,Point

Location

60.61kms SouthWest of Melbourne
522.16kms SouthWest of Canberra
557kms NorthWest of Hobart
658.02kms SouthEast of Adelaide

Address & Contact

Australia
Phone: 13 1963
Email: info@parks.vic.gov.au
Web: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/places-to-see/parks/point-nepean-national-park

Information

Point Nepean marks the southern point of The Rip (the entrance to Port Phillip) and the most westerly point of the Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia. It is the last land that you see on the left (port) side of a boat when leaving Port Phillip Bay to enter Bass Straight. It was named in 1802 after the British politician and colonial administrator Sir Evan Nepean by John Murray in the historic exploration vessel HMS Lady Nelson.

Its coast and adjacent waters are included in the Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park, while its land area is part of the Point Nepean National Park.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Geelong Racecourse at 12/03:00pm EST
Distance from Point Nepean 28.99km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
15.8°C13.9°C65%9.2°C1020.0hPa0.0mmNE9km/hr
5knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Point Wilson
Distance from Point Nepean 24.97km 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
Mean Rain mm

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