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
  • Kiosk
  • Playground
  • Shade
  • Toilets
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Drinking water
  • Passenger ferry
  • Train
  • Bus

Weather

Tuesday 16, Oct 9:12 pm

Day 24°    Night 18°
17.6°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  14°C


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tide

9 am
1.06m
2 am
0.22m
8 pm
0.98m
3 pm
0.42m

UV

Index: 8 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 17, Oct

Day 21°    Night 12°
Showers increasing

Wind


Wind: Northerly 5 to 10 knots becoming southeasterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The risk of thunderstorm in the afternoon with higher squalls.

Tide

9 am
1.02m
3 am
0.23m
9 pm
0.95m
3 pm
0.45m

UV

Index: 6 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:20 pm


Weather

Tue 16, Oct to Tue 23, Oct


Wind


Wind: Southerly about 5 knots shifting west to southwesterly around 10 knots in the afternoon, then tending west to northwesterly around 5 knots in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Tue 16th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Wed 17th 6 (High) Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:20 pm
Thu 18th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 4:20 pm
Fri 19th 8 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:30 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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