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Beach Report – Water Quality Forecast

Beach Report season has closed.

EPA continues to respond to pollution across the bay, but advises to avoid swimming near stormwater or river outlets 24-48 hours after rain or in areas where water is discoloured, or debris, oil and scum is visible.

EPA will continue to investigate reports of suspected algal blooms, pollution events and fish deaths. Report suspected algal blooms, pollution events and fish deaths to EPA’s Pollution Hotline 1300 EPA VIC (1300 372 842).

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

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= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Aspendale Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Beaumaris

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Black Rock Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Blairgowrie

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Brighton Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Canadian Bay

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Carrum Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Dromana

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Eastern

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Elwood

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Frankston Coast Guard

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Frankston Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Half Moon Bay

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Hampton

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Mentone

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Mordialloc

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Mornington Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Mt Martha Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Port Melbourne

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Portarlington

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Portsea

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Rosebud Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Rye

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Safety Beach

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Sandridge

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Sandringham

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Santa Casa

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Seaford

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Sorrento

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

South Melbourne Life Saving Club

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

St Kilda

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

St Leonards

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

The Dell

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Werribee South

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

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Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Williamstown

= Today — Forecast data unavailable

= Tomorrow — Forecast data unavailable

Last Updated 01 Jan 1970 11:00 AM

Forecasting

From December 1st 2015 until the Labour Day long weekend in March 2016, Beach Report forecasts will begin again.

Forecasts for 36 bay beaches are issued 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.

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

Forecasts are based on the recreational water quality history of the beach, currents, predicted rainfall and sunlight.

Program Partners

Department of Environment and Primary Industries Environmental Protection Agency Melbourne Water