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Woorim

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Beach Number:
qld1556
State/Region:
QLD Caloundra
Post Code:

Length:
30.8km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
bongaree  (9.4km) bulcock  (9.4km) kings (caloundra)  (9.6km) pebble beach  (9.7km) shelly beach  (10.1km)

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.

Location

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area Formal parking area
  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Camping Camping
  • Caravan park Caravan park

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: 22/05/2009 09:03:10

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    Patrol Information
      Mon 25/04 Tue 26/04 Wed 27/04 Thu 28/04 Fri 29/04 Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05
    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 2015 - June 2016

    Rescues:
    4
    First Aids:
    399
    Preventative Actions:
    11457

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

    Hazards

    • Bluebottles Bluebottles

    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

    Fri, 29 Apr 11:00 pm

    BEERBURRUM (12 km)


    Shower or two.
    20.50 °C
    SW/4 km/h
    Wind

    Weather information
    SatSunMonTueWedThu
    28° 19° 28° 18° 29° 18° 28° 19° 27° 17° 27° 17°

    WATER

    25

    Issued at Fri, 29 Apr 14:06

    SWELL FORECAST

    Saturday
    Sunday
    Monday
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • SE
      5 km/h
      0.6m
    • ENE
      8 km/h
      0.6m
    • SSW
      6 km/h
      1m
    • ESE
      13 km/h
      0.9m
    • NNW
      8 km/h
      0.5m
    • SE
      14 km/h
      0.7m
    • NW
      10 km/h
    • SE
      10 km/h

    Caloundra issued at Thu, 28 Apr 23:11

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    Today's Swell Description
    Wind:
    Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
    Swell:
    Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
    Seas:
    Below 1 metre.
    Weather:
    Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

    UV INDEX

    6



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    TODAY'S TIDE

    • high
      01:42
      1.62m
    • low
      08:39
      0.65m
    • high
      14:22
      1.25m
    • low
      19:59
      0.66m

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    Mooloolaba issued at Sat, 30 Apr 00:02

    WARNINGS

    TODAY'S RADAR

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