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Agnes Island

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
qld0816
Includes Beaches:
Agnes Island
State/Region:
QLD - Lucinda
Post Code:
4850
General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 ( Least hazardous)

Beach

To the west of Agnes Island is an open, 3 km wide, north facing bay. It contains four beaches, all bordered by prominent headlands and backed by steeply rising, densely vegetated slopes, with the 1000 m high peak called The Thumb just 2 km to the west of the main beach. There is no development and no vehicle access to any of the beaches.

Beach 816 lies immediately in lee of Agnes Island and at low tide connects the island to the mainland. The beach faces essentially north-east and is predominantly sandy, with numerous rocks outcropping along and off the 50 m wide main beach, while in the southern corner a boulder beach dominates and links the island at low tide.

Swimming

These beaches all receive moderate protection form the Trades, with waves usually less than 0.5 m high and rips usually absent. They are best at high tide, with rocks and reefs causing some problems at low tide.

Surfing

Usually none.

Fishing

The best spots are usually in the creek mouths and off the rocks at high tide, or from a boat over the coral and rock reefs.

General

Four natural beaches offering a variety of scenery and usually low wave to calm conditions.

Location

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

No Service: Beach not patrolled out of season There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Education section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

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Hazards

Service Providers

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

WEATHER

Today 31° wind E/7 km/h

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INGHAM (36 km) issued at Wed 26 Nov 15:00 (EST)

WATER

28

Issued at Wed, November 26 13:00

SWELL FORECAST

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • E
    0.7 m
  • E
    0.7 m
  • E
    0.7 m
  • E
    0.9 m
  • E
    0.8 m

Lucinda issued at Tue, November 25 23:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

13

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    4:51
    0.82m
  • High
    11:53
    3.02m
  • Low
    19:11
    1.42m
  • High
    23:55
    2.12m
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Lucinda issued at Wed, November 26 00:00 (Local Time)

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TODAY'S RADAR

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