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Woorim

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

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

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

Beach Status

OPEN

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.

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    Patrol Information
      Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02 Thu 11/02 Fri 12/02 Sat 13/02 Sun 14/02
    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:
    342
    Preventative Actions:
    8756

    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

    Tue, 09 Feb 02:00 am

    BEERBURRUM (12 km)


    Possible shower.
    20.10 °C
    SSW/6 km/h
    Wind

    Weather information
    TueWedThuFriSatSun
    28° 19° 28° 19° 29° 20° 29° 19° 30° 19° 32° 20°

    WATER

    26

    Issued at Mon, 08 Feb 13:59

    SWELL FORECAST

    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • S
      23 km/h
      1.7m
    • SSE
      31 km/h
      2.1m
    • S
      22 km/h
      1.3m
    • SSE
      26 km/h
      1.3m
    • S
      19 km/h
      1m
    • SE
      23 km/h
      1.1m
    • SSE
      21 km/h
      1.1m
    • SSE
      23 km/h
      1.3m

    Caloundra issued at Mon, 08 Feb 22:46

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    Today's Swell Description
    Wind:
    South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.
    Swell:
    Easterly below 1 metre.
    Seas:
    2 to 3 metres.
    Weather:
    Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

    UV INDEX

    13



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    TODAY'S TIDE

    • Low
      02:06
      0.11m
    • High
      08:39
      2.06m
    • Low
      15:01
      0.24m
    • High
      20:50
      1.64m

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    Mooloolaba issued at Tue, 09 Feb 00:00

    WARNINGS

    TODAY'S RADAR

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