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Innes Park (north)

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
qld1506
State/Region:
QLD Innes Park
Post Code:
4670
Length:
0.4km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 (Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
innes park  (0.9km) woongarra  (1.2km) barolin rocks  (1.7km) kellys (south)  (2.6km) kellys  (3km)

Beach

South of Kellys Beach, the coast trends roughly due south for 10 km to Elliott Heads, at the mouth of the Elliott River. Most of the shoreline consists of low basalt bluffs and boulders, with only four small pockets of sand.Innes Park is a residential area located on a low, protruding, rocky section of coast, with two small beaches to either side. The northern beach (1506) is 400 m long and has a high tide sand beach fronted by a mixture of sand and boulders at low tide. There is good road access at the southern end, with a small foredune behind the beach and a now stable sand blow at the northern end. The southern Innes Park beach (1507) straddles a small creek mouth. It is 400 m long and consists of a narrow strip of high tide sand fronted by a continuous, sloping boulder field, with some sand in the small creek mouth. The beach is backed by a casuarina-covered foredune and a small park and car park toward its northern end.

Swimming

All four beaches are only suitable for swimming toward high tide, with low tide generally revealing a rocky shoreline.

Surfing

There are various reef breaks along this coast, which need to be checked out with the locals.

Fishing

Good rock fishing the length of the coast, as well as in the small creek at Innes Park.

General

An essentially basalt boulder coast, with enough sand to provide some high tide beach access.

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area

Regulation Symbols

    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.

    Last updated: 15/05/2009 14:12:26

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    There is no beach service this week.

    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

      Sun, 29 May 05:00 pm

      BUNDABERG (10 km)


      Clear.
      21.00 °C
      SW/7 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
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      WATER

      24

      Issued at Sun, 29 May 14:05

      SWELL FORECAST

      Sunday
      Monday
      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • SSW
        15 km/h
        0.6m
      • SE
        10 km/h
        0.2m
      • SSW
        11 km/h
        0.4m
      • E
        17 km/h
        0.4m
      • SE
        13 km/h
        0.5m
      • ESE
        16 km/h
        0.8m
      • SE
        13 km/h
        0.4m
      • SE
        16 km/h
        0.7m

      Innes Park issued at Sat, 28 May 21:37

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Winds decreasing to south to southwesterly about 10 knots early afternoon, then shifting east to southeasterly late afternoon.
      Swell:
      Southerly 1 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
      Seas:
      1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
      Weather:
      Sunny.

      UV INDEX

      5



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      TODAY'S TIDE

      • high
        01:23
        2.70m
      • low
        08:13
        0.98m
      • high
        14:13
        2.31m
      • low
        20:00
        1.11m

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      Bundaberg (Burnett Heads) issued at Sun, 29 May 17:39

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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