Hermsley - Beach in Curlewis Greater Geelong VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Hermsley VIC

Hermsley Beach is the name given to a series of near continuous ribbons of sand, below 5 km of crenulate, 20 to 40 m high bluffs. Much of the beach is backed by private land, with the best access via Hermsley Road. At this point the beach consists... Read more

Hermsley Beach is the name given to a series of near continuous ribbons of sand, below 5 km of crenulate, 20 to 40 m high bluffs. Much of the beach is backed by private land, with the best access via Hermsley Road. At this point the beach consists of a steep, narrow, shelly beach, backed by grassy slopes and fronted by 200 m wide sand flats. There are no facilities at the beach.

Swimming

A usually calm and relatively safe beach, which is better at mid to high tide when the sand flats are covered.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Best at high tide.

General

A relatively natural; but isolated and little used beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

Information

About

Curlewis, VIC 3222

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

Length:
5km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP109

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Tuesday 17, Jul 7:59 pm

Day 16°    Night 9°
9.3°C
Wind and showers easing

Water Temperature  11°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 30 to 35 knots tending northerly 35 to 45 knots during the morning. A west to northwesterly change 30 to 40 knots reaching the far west late morning, and extending throughout by early afternoon. Winds easing to 25 to 30 knots at night.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 3 to 5 metres around midday.
Seas: 3 to 5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Tide

5 am
0.93m
12 am
0.36m
6 pm
1.06m
12 pm
0.14m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 18, Jul

Day 15°    Night 6°
Windy. Mostly sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning northwesterly before dawn and increasing to 30 to 40 knots during the morning. Winds tending west to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres.
Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tide

6 am
0.93m
12 am
0.33m
7 pm
1.07m
1 pm
0.20m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Tue 17, Jul to Tue 24, Jul


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 5 to 7 metres.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Tide


UV

Tue 17th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 18th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 19th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Fri 20th 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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