ALL Of Melbourne’s Beaches Declared Unsafe For Swimming

Don't go in the water.

ALL Of Melbourne’s Beaches Declared Unsafe For Swimming

It’s a good thing the weather today in Melbourne is cold, because all 36 of Melbourne’s beaches have been declared a no-swim zone. 

Last night’s storms have resulted in faecal matter washing into Port Phillip Bay, bringing with it a serious gastro risk.

The Environment Protection Authority has rated the water quality at all 36 beaches as “poor”, and advised beachgoers to avoid swimming.

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Inland swimming spots along the Yarra including Warrandyte and Healesville should also be avoided.

The weather is expected to heat up during the week, with a top of 34 degrees predicted on Wednesday.

Victorians should keep an eye on the EPA’s Yarra and Bay website for the latest water quality warnings.

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