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, Apr 6:58 pm

Day 21°    Night 11°
15.6°C
Hazy

Water Temperature  18°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Variable about 10 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

7 am
1.05m
1 am
0.50m
8 pm
1.12m
2 pm
0.22m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 23, Apr

Day 22°    Night 11°
Possible early fog. Hazy

Swell


Wind


Wind: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

7 am
1.04m
2 am
0.51m
9 pm
1.09m
2 pm
0.24m

UV

Index: 3 (Moderate)

Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:40 pm


Weather

Sun 22, Apr to Sun 29, Apr


Swell


Wind


Wind: Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Sun 22nd 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:40 pm
Mon 23rd 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:40 pm
Tue 24th 4 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:40 am to 1:40 pm
Wed 25th 3 (Moderate) Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:30 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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