Eastern - Beach in Geelong Greater Geelong VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Eastern VIC

Eastern Beach is the main swimming beach for Geelong. It is backed by the grassy slopes of Eastern Beach Reserve and has a 200 m long, circular swimming enclosure toward its eastern end. There are numerous facilities in the reserve and at the tidal pool, including a children's... Read more

Eastern Beach is the main swimming beach for Geelong. It is backed by the grassy slopes of Eastern Beach Reserve and has a 200 m long, circular swimming enclosure toward its eastern end. There are numerous facilities in the reserve and at the tidal pool, including a children's pool.

Swimming

This is the safest place to swim in Geelong, with a choice of two pools and a range of other aquatic activities.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Only off the outside of the pool enclosure.

General

Geelong's premier beach area, with a full range of facilities for picnickers and bathers.

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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.

Geelong (Lifeguards)

Information

About

Geelong, VIC 3220

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

Length:
0.7km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP105

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Information Symbols

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

Weather

Monday 29, May 11:17 pm

Day 15°    Night 5°
12°C
Possible shower

Water Temperature  16°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning northwesterly during the late morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west at night.

Tide

4 am
1.08m
11 am
0.22m
6 pm
1.23m

UV

Index: 2 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Tuesday 30, May

Day 15°    Night 8°
Showers easing

Swell


Wind


Wind: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting southwesterly before dawn then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the late morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres around midday.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail.

Tide

5 am
1.09m
12 am
0.55m
7 pm
1.23m
12 pm
0.23m

UV

Index: 1 (Low)

Sun protection not recommended


Weather

Mon 29, May to Mon 05, Jun


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly during the day.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Mon 29th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Tue 30th 1 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Wed 31st 2 (Low) Sun protection not recommended
Thu 1st 2 (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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