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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

      Mon, 29 Aug 04:00 pm

      GEELONG RACECOU (3 km)


      Mostly clear.
      18.90 °C
      NNE/15 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      MonTueWedThuFriSat
      19° 17° 10° 18° 10° 16° 15° 15°

      WATER

      12

      Issued at Mon, 29 Aug 14:03

      SWELL FORECAST

      Monday
      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      Thursday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • NE
        12 km/h
        0.2m
      • NE
        19 km/h
        0.3m
      • NE
        23 km/h
        0.4m
      • N
        26 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        10 km/h
        0.3m
      • WNW
        18 km/h
        0.4m
      • WNW
        16 km/h
        0.4m
      • SW
        7 km/h
        0.2m

      Geelong issued at Sun, 28 Aug 22:50

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far west in the evening.
      Swell:
      Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
      Seas:
      1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far west around midday.
      Weather:
      Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the west in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

      UV INDEX

      TODAY'S TIDE

      • low
        05:31
        0.26m
      • high
        12:01
        0.96m
      • low
        17:34
        0.56m
      • high
        23:19
        0.98m

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      Geelong issued at Mon, 29 Aug 17:09

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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