Geelong Grammar - Beach in Corio Greater Geelong VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Geelong Grammar VIC

Geelong Grammar School is located in the north-west corner of Corio Bay. Running parallel to Foreshore Road, which fronts the school, is a 1.5 km long south-east facing beach. The beach is located between the western entrance to Limeburners Bay and the large Shell Corio oil refinery. ... Read more

Geelong Grammar School is located in the north-west corner of Corio Bay. Running parallel to Foreshore Road, which fronts the school, is a 1.5 km long south-east facing beach. The beach is located between the western entrance to Limeburners Bay and the large Shell Corio oil refinery. The beach has good access, with a car park, two boat ramps and a small jetty at the bay entrance. Waves are usually absent and the narrow beach slopes gently into the bay.

Swimming

A relatively safe usually calm beach, with deeper water and tidal currents off the northern end.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

More popular off the jetty and toward Limeburners Bay.

General

A quiet low energy beach mainly used for launching boats and fishing.

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Information

About

Corio, VIC 3214

Includes beaches:
Moorpanyal Park, St Helens, Rippleside, Western, Eastern, Point Henry, Seabrae-sands, Grand Scenic, Hermsley

Length:
1.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 vicP100

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Park
  • Drinking water
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry
  • Boat ramp

Weather

Sunday 22, Jul 3:38 am

Day 15°    Night 4°
9.2°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  12°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending west to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

10 am
1.02m
4 am
0.32m
10 pm
1.10m
4 pm
0.52m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 23, Jul

Day 14°    Night 6°
Showers

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 25 to 30 knots turning westerly 30 to 35 knots in the evening.
Swell: Westerly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Tide

11 am
1.00m
5 am
0.32m
10 pm
1.05m
5 pm
0.58m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Sun 22, Jul to Sun 29, Jul


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots shifting westerly 25 to 30 knots later in the morning, easing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Swell: Westerly 4 to 7 metres.
Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tide


UV

Sun 22nd 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Mon 23rd 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Tue 24th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 25th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended

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.

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