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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

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Aspendale Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Beaumaris

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Black Rock Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Blairgowrie

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Brighton Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Canadian Bay

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Carrum Surf Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Dromana

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Eastern

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Elwood

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Frankston Coast Guard

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Frankston Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Half Moon Bay

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Hampton

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Mentone

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Mordialloc

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Mornington Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Mt Martha Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Port Melbourne

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Portarlington

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Portsea

=Fair Today — Fair
Forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Rosebud Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Rye

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Safety Beach

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Sandridge

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Sandringham

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Santa Casa

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Seaford

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Sorrento

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

South Melbourne Life Saving Club

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

St Kilda

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

St Leonards

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

The Dell

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Werribee South

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

Williamstown

=Fair Today — Fair
Recent and forecast rain, stormwater pollution possible

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 24 Jan 2017 12:00 AM

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