Ocean Grove main beach is a moderately safe beach, particularly during average summer conditions, when extensive bars dominate. Best at high tide, however watch the rips, particularly at low tide. It is advisable to stay between the safety flags which are displayed during summer months.
The main surf beach usually has wide, moderate to low beach breaks; more popular with summer surfers. For hard core surfers, head to 13th beach in Barwon Heads.
There are many fishing spots in Ocean Grove. It is best to go up the beach away from the summer crowds, and where rip holes are more common.
Ocean Grove main beach is a popular summer beach, which can hold a large crowd. It has a wide, shallow surf zone with rips increasing up the beach, so it is best to stay near the surf club and bathe in the patrolled area. The Ocean Grove main beach is located at Surf Beach Road, Ocean Grove.
With thanks to BeachSafe.org.au for data contained in this blog.