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Woorim

Beach PATROLLED PATROLLED
Beach Number:
qld1556
Includes Beaches:
Woorim
State/Region:
QLD - Coochin Creek
Post Code:
4519
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach

Moreton Island lies 15 km due east of Woorim, with the waters in between forming the wide, shoal dominated entrance to Moreton Bay. Moreton Island protects Bribie Island from most southerly swell, resulting in waves averaging 0.5 to 1 m along Woorim beach (1556). These usually produce a narrow high tide beach with a continuous attached bar exposed at low tide (Fig. 2.8a & 4.136). Rip channels are usually absent at Woorim and only form during and following waves greater than 1 m. However southerly winds can produce a strong current running to the north.

Swimming

Woorim is a relatively safe beach, particularly under normal low waves. Be careful when waves exceed 1 m as they can produce a heavy shorebreak, rips and a drag along the beach. South of Skirmish Point and along Bongaree Beach the waves are usually low, however tidal currents become an increasing hazard.

Surfing

Usually a low shorebreak, which closes out in bigger surf.

Fishing

A very popular fishing destination for both beach and bay fishing.

General

The closest surfing beach north of Brisbane and a popular weekend and holiday destination.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Spaces:
100

Location

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  • Toilets Toilets
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  • Camping Camping
  • Caravan park Caravan park
  • Parking Parking

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

Patrol Information
  Mon 20/04 Tue 21/04 Wed 22/04 Thu 23/04 Fri 24/04 Sat 25/04 Sun 26/04
Bribie Island SLSC
          07:30
- 17:00
07:30
- 17:00
Australian Lifeguard Service
09:00
- 17:00
09:00
- 17:00
09:00
- 17:00
09:00
- 17:00
09:00
- 17:00
   

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
21
First Aids:
363
Preventative Actions:
10226

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Bribie Island SLSC Australian Lifeguard Service

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 23° wind W/ 13 km/h

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Weather information
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29.4°° 25°11° 24°11° 23°13° 22°14° 23°14°

Nambour (10 km) issued at Sun 26 Apr 12:00 (EST)

WATER

25

Issued at Sun, April 26 08:41

SWELL FORECAST

Saturday
Sunday
Monday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • E
    1.2 m
  • E
    1.2 m
  • E
    1 m
  • E
    0.9 m
  • E
    0.9 m

Coochin Creek issued at Sat, April 25 22:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

6

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    1:58
    1.57m
  • Low
    8:58
    0.69m
  • High
    14:53
    1.20m
  • Low
    20:26
    0.73m
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Mooloolaba issued at Sun, April 26 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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