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

Saturday 21, Oct 10:57 pm

Day 17°    Night 9°
11.3°C
Cloudy

Water Temperature  15°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far east around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of light showers.

Tide

5 am
1.02m
11 am
0.35m
5 pm
0.95m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Sunday 22, Oct

Day 17°    Night 11°
Shower or two

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots later in the day.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide

6 am
1.06m
12 am
0.24m
6 pm
0.95m
12 pm
0.36m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:20 pm


Weather

Sat 21, Oct to Sat 28, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Sat 21st 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:10 pm
Sun 22nd 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:20 pm
Mon 23rd 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 pm
Tue 24th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 4:10 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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