Rippleside - Beach in Rippleside Greater Geelong VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Rippleside VIC

St Helens and Rippleside are two small but popular beaches located in North Geelong. Both are backed by formal parks of the same names. These contain picnic facilities and parking areas. Jetties extend out from the end of both beaches, with a larger working jetty next to... Read more

St Helens and Rippleside are two small but popular beaches located in North Geelong. Both are backed by formal parks of the same names. These contain picnic facilities and parking areas. Jetties extend out from the end of both beaches, with a larger working jetty next to Rippleside.

Swimming

Usually calm conditions, with water depth dependent on the tide.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

Better off the jetties.

General

Two small but popular beaches located in the heart of North Geelong.

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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

Rippleside, VIC 3215

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

Length:
0.3km

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

Beach Key:
 vicP103

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
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Passenger ferry

Weather

Sunday 22, Jul 3:42 am

Day 15°    Night 5°
9.1°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  12°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
1.02m
4 am
0.32m
10 pm
1.10m
4 pm
0.52m

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
1.00m
5 am
0.32m
10 pm
1.05m
5 pm
0.58m

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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