Grand Scenic - Beach in Curlewis Greater Geelong VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Grand Scenic VIC

The northern side of the Bellarine Peninsula between Point Henry and Point Richards contains 22 km of north facing, low energy shores. For the most part, these are backed by sandstone and clay bluffs between 5 and 40 m high. At the base of the bluffs are 15... Read more

The northern side of the Bellarine Peninsula between Point Henry and Point Richards contains 22 km of north facing, low energy shores. For the most part, these are backed by sandstone and clay bluffs between 5 and 40 m high. At the base of the bluffs are 15 km of narrow, crenulate beaches, usually fronted by seagrass covered sand flats that are between 200 and 400 m wide.The beaches begin at the Seabrae Caravan Park located at the end of Clifton Avenue. The first very low energy beach (Seabrae-Sands Beach) runs from here to the Sands Caravan Park 2 km to the east. Grand Scenic Beach runs from some rocks just past the Sands, to a low point 1.8 km to the east. Both high tide beaches are shell rich and are only 5 m wide, with grassy, intertidal sand flats extending 200 m into the bay.

Swimming

Only at high tide when the sand flats are covered.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Most fishers launch at high tide to fish in the bay.

General

A low energy, low gradient beach, with good access at the caravan parks, and via Grand Scenic Drive.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Curlewis, VIC 3222

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

Length:
1.8km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP108

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range
  • Water Temp
    Water Temp

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Public phone
  • Kiosk
  • Playground
  • Shade
  • Dressing shed
  • Shelters
  • Toilets
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Drinking water
  • Showers
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Boat ramp

Weather

Tuesday 16, Oct 4:09 am

Day 24°    Night 18°
20.6°C
Showers increasing

Water Temperature  15°C


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tide

9 am
0.91m
2 am
0.17m
8 pm
0.90m
2 pm
0.34m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 17, Oct

Day 22°    Night 14°
A few showers

Wind


Wind: Northerly 5 to 10 knots becoming southeasterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The risk of thunderstorm in the afternoon with higher squalls.

Tide

9 am
0.92m
3 am
0.22m
9 pm
0.88m
3 pm
0.38m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:20 pm


Weather

Tue 16, Oct to Tue 23, Oct


Wind


Wind: Southerly about 5 knots shifting west to southwesterly around 10 knots in the afternoon, then tending west to northwesterly around 5 knots in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Tue 16th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Wed 17th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:20 pm
Thu 18th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Fri 19th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:30 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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