Skip to Content

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

Information Symbols

  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • 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 24/11 Tue 25/11 Wed 26/11 Thu 27/11 Fri 28/11 Sat 29/11 Sun 30/11
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:
4
First Aids:
50
Preventative Actions:
2940

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 30° wind ENE/9 km/h

MORE
Weather information
Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
31°19° 26°19° 27°18° 28°17° 30°16° 32°17°

BEERBURRUM (19 km) issued at Thu 27 Nov 14:00 (EST)

WATER

25

Issued at Thu, November 27 13:00

SWELL FORECAST

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • ENE
    1 m
  • ENE
    0.9 m
  • ENE
    0.9 m
  • ENE
    0.8 m
  • ENE
    0.8 m

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

more

UV INDEX

12

more

TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    4:44
    0.27m
  • High
    11:32
    1.80m
  • Low
    18:14
    0.37m
  • High
    23:53
    1.25m
more

Mooloolaba issued at Thu, November 27 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

add event button

WHAT'S ON

There are currently no events for this beach.
Create Event
Back

What's On

Create Event
Back to top