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Beach Report – Water Quality Forecast

Beach Report season is now open and will close on Labour Day March 2017.

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Avoid swimming near stormwater or river outlets 24-48 hours after heavy rain

Water Quality Forecast Key

Good

Suitable for swimming

Fair

May not be suitable for swimming

Poor

Not Suitable for swimming

N/A

Forecast data unavailable

Altona

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Aspendale Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Beaumaris

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Black Rock Life Saving Club

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Blairgowrie

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Brighton Life Saving Club

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Canadian Bay

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Carrum Surf Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Dromana

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Eastern

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Elwood

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Frankston Coast Guard

=Fair Today — Fair

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Frankston Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Half Moon Bay

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Hampton

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Mentone

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Mordialloc

=Fair Today — Fair

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Mornington Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair

=Fair Tomorrow — Fair

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Mt Martha Life Saving Club

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Port Melbourne

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Portarlington

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Portsea

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Rosebud Life Saving Club

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Rye

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Safety Beach

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Sandridge

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Sandringham

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Santa Casa

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Seaford

=Fair Today — Fair

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Sorrento

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

South Melbourne Life Saving Club

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

St Kilda

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

St Leonards

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

The Dell

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Werribee South

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Williamstown

=Good Today — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

=Good Tomorrow — Good
No rain, stormwater pollution unlikely

Last Updated 23 Feb 2017 03:00 PM

Forecasting

Between December 1st 2016 and March 13 2017, Beach Report forecasts for 36 bay beaches twice a day. Good predicts that recreational water quality is suitable for swimming, Fair means that recreational water quality is good but could be affected by rainfall particularly if the beach is close to a stormwater outlet, and Poor is a warning which means you should avoid contact with the water.

Forecasts are also available on Twitter and forecast signs at life saving club beaches (on weekend and public holidays).

Beach Report forecast sign at a beach

An alert will be issued via this website and Twitter when water quality is Unacceptable for swimming.

Forecasts are based on observed and predicted rainfall, recreational water quality history, sunlight, weekly sampling and pollution reports.

Program Partners

Department of Environment and Primary Industries Environmental Protection Agency Melbourne Water