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Western

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
vicp104
State/Region:
VIC - Geelong
Post Code:
3220
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 ( Least hazardous)

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

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

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.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

No Service: Beach not patrolled out of season There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Education section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

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Hazards

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

Today 12° wind S/ 9 km/h

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Laverton (1 km) issued at Sat 23 May 13:30 (EST)

WATER

15

Issued at Sat, May 23 13:02

SWELL FORECAST

Today's Swell Description
Wind:
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn.

Swell:
Southwesterly 1 to 1,5 metres, increasing to 1,5 to 2,5 metres in the west.
Cape Otway to Wilsons Promontory issued at Sat, May 23 05:40 (Local Time)

UV INDEX

2

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    1:13
    0.49m
  • High
    6:14
    1.03m
  • Low
    13:04
    0.27m
  • High
    19:31
    1.19m
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Geelong issued at Sat, May 23 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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