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
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Boat ramp

Weather

Sunday 09, Dec 4:08 pm

Day 21°    Night 14°
20.1°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  17°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the early afternoon. Winds tending southerly in the late afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

5 am
1.09m
4 pm
0.90m
12 pm
0.46m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 10, Dec

Day 22°    Night 13°
Partly cloudy

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

6 am
1.10m
12 am
0.18m
5 pm
0.91m
1 pm
0.45m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 pm


Weather

Sun 09, Dec to Sun 16, Dec


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Sun 9th 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Mon 10th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 pm
Tue 11th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 pm
Wed 12th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 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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