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

Weather

Sunday 22, Jul 3:34 am

Day 15°    Night 5°
9.1°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  11°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
0.92m
4 am
0.32m
10 pm
1.06m
3 pm
0.50m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 23, Jul

Day 13°    Night 7°
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
0.93m
4 am
0.32m
10 pm
1.02m
4 pm
0.57m

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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