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Burleigh Beach

Beach PATROLLED PATROLLED BEACH TODAY
Beach Number:
qld1592
Includes Beaches:
North Burleigh Burleigh Heads
State/Region:
QLD Burleigh Heads
Post Code:
4220
General Beach Hazard Rating:
6/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
Miami Beach (1km) Tallebudgera Creek (1.3km) Pacific (1.5km) Tallebudgera (1.5km) Nobby's Beach (1.6km)

Beach

Burleigh beach is a straight, 2 km long section of sand running between South Nobby headland and the larger Burleigh Heads (Fig. 4.153). The beach is paralleled by The Esplanade, which has apartments and high rise buildings on its western side, with a grassy foreshore reserve located between the road and the beach.

Swimming

The safest swimming is in the two patrolled areas at North Burleigh and Burleigh. There are usually six to eight rips along the beach, together with the permanent rips at each end, so use care if swimming and stay on the inner portion of the attached bar, clear of the rip channels and outer trough.

Surfing

'Burleigh Heads' is one of Australia's top point breaks, with long, fast right-handers peeling over the sand and boulders that line the head. The beach also has beach breaks, that are best on the outer bar.

Fishing

There are usually good rip holes along the beach, particularly against the rocks at each end.

General

A readily accessible beach backed by a continuous reserve, with two surf lifesaving clubs and lifeguard towers to provide added protection.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Spaces:
100

Location

Information Symbols

  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Caravan park Caravan park
  • Parking Parking
  • Seawall Seawall

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 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 1/08 Sun 2/08
Tower 18 - Burleigh Heads Lifeguards
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
Tower 20 - North Burleigh Lifeguards
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
Tower 19 - Fourth Avenue Burleigh Lifeguards
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00
08:00
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17:00

STATISTICS

July 2015 - June 2016

Rescues:
135
First Aids:
723
Preventative Actions:
3185

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC Tower 18 - Burleigh Heads Lifeguards North Burleigh SLSC Tower 20 - North Burleigh Lifeguards Tower 19 - Fourth Avenue Burleigh Lifeguards

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 9° SSW/6.00 km/h

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COOLANGATTA (7 km) issued at Sat 1 Aug 07:00

WATER

21

Issued at Fri, July 31 14:12

SWELL FORECAST

Saturday
Sunday
Monday
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • E
    0.6 m
  • ENE
    0.7 m
  • E
    0.7 m
  • E
    0.7 m
  • E
    0.7 m

Burleigh Heads issued at Sat, August 1 04:46

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UV INDEX

5

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    02:46
    0.04m
  • High
    08:39
    1.30m
  • Low
    14:23
    -0.03m
  • High
    21:09
    1.81m
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Gold Coast Seaway issued at Sat, August 1 00:00

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TODAY'S RADAR

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