Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

St Andrews Beach Weather Station

St Andrews Beach Weather Station

  The Weather on this site is collected via a Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station with: Rain collector Temperature and humidity sensor Solar radiation sensor UV sensor Using wview weather software which collects data from the weather station and stores it in an SQLite3 database. The Data is used to create HTML web pages and […]

Southern Lights

Southern Lights

Arctic Circle? No, Rye Back Beach This article from The Age shows the amazing southern lights display in 2004 The southern lights, or aurora australis, have returned to Victoria’s skies, delighting stargazers with their shimmering, otherworldly colours. The spectacle should continue tonight and Friday, as waves of highly charged particles from the sun – known […]

Golf Courses near St Andrews Beach

Golf Courses near St Andrews Beach

Golf Courses near St Andrews Beach The heritage listed Cups Country creates a natural terrain for Golf. Tom Doak says “Our favourite projects are those where we can find natural holes just lying on the ground, requiring minimal disturbance to build. Of all the projects we have built so far, the Gunnamatta Course at St […]

About St Andrews Beach

Located 87km from Melbourne, St Andrews Beach is a tiny coastal village nestled among the sand dunes facing the wild waters of Bass Strait. It forms part of of a 35 km continuous stretch of beach that runs from Cape Schank to Portsea. It's a popular surf location with many good breaks that attracts surfers all year round.

St Andrews Beach has less that 700 residents, with a large number of weekend or holiday residences. The environment has inspired some unique and award winning architecture.

Inland the rolling grassed sand dunes are known as The Cups Country and create the ideal environment for Golf courses.