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WESTERN

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
vicP104
Includes Beaches:
geelong grammar moorpanyal park st helens rippleside eastern point henry seabrae-sands grand scenic hermsley
State/Region:
VIC Geelong
Post Code:
3220
Length:
0.5km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
eastern  (0.8km) rippleside  (0.8km) st helens  (1.2km) moorpanyal park  (2.8km) point henry  (3.9km)

Beach

Western Beach is a narrow beach located below The Esplanade and its foreshore reserve, between Griffiths Gully Jetty and the Western Beach Motor Boat Club. A walkway and bike track run behind the low, narrow beach.

Swimming

The beach slopes gently into the calm waters of the Bay, with depth dependent on the tide.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Better off the jetties than the shallow beach.

General

A quiet beach backed by Geelong's foreshore reserve, and bordered by jetties and boat activity.

Location

Information Symbols

  • Toilets Toilets
  • Park Park
  • BBQ BBQ
  • Shade Shade
  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Bus Bus
  • Train Train
  • Passenger ferry Passenger ferry

Regulation Symbols

    SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

    Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:05:06

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    Hazards

    • Sharks Sharks
    • High Tide Range High Tide Range
    • Winds Winds

    Service Providers

      SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

      WEATHER

      Wed, 29 Jun 02:00 am

      GEELONG RACECOU (3 km)


      Partly cloudy.
      9.80 °C
      NNW/7 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      WedThuFriSatSunMon
      15° 13° 13° 15° 14° 11°

      WATER

      12

      Issued at Tue, 28 Jun 14:04

      SWELL FORECAST

      Wednesday
      Thursday
      Friday
      Saturday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • NNW
        11 km/h
        0.2m
      • S
        16 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        35 km/h
        0.5m
      • WNW
        38 km/h
        0.7m
      • WNW
        28 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        30 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        30 km/h
        0.3m
      • WNW
        30 km/h
        0.3m

      Geelong issued at Tue, 28 Jun 18:28

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning northerly during the morning and increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
      Swell:
      Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 2.5 metres by early evening.
      Seas:
      2 to 3 metres.
      Weather:
      Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

      UV INDEX

      2



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • low
        03:30
        0.43m
      • high
        09:25
        1.02m
      • low
        15:16
        0.45m
      • high
        21:37
        1.14m

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      Geelong issued at Wed, 29 Jun 02:55

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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