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

Wednesday 24, Jan 6:47 pm

Day 24°    Night 14°
22.5°C
Mostly clear

Water Temperature  21°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

9 am
1.04m
2 am
0.28m
9 pm
0.94m
3 pm
0.31m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 25, Jan

Day 27°    Night 15°
Humid. Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloud clearing.

Tide

9 am
1.03m
3 am
0.31m
10 pm
0.93m
4 pm
0.28m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm


Weather

Wed 24, Jan to Wed 31, Jan


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Wed 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Thu 25th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Fri 26th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm
Sat 27th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm

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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