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Burleigh Beach

Beach PATROLLED PATROLLED TODAY
Beach Number:
qld1592
Includes Beaches:
north burleigh burleigh heads
State/Region:
QLD Burleigh Heads
Post Code:
4220
Length:
2km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
6/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
miami beach  (1km) tallebudgera creek  (1.3km) tallebudgera  (1.5km) pacific  (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.

Location

Information Symbols

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

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: 26/05/2009 13:34:14

     

    PATROL INFORMATION

    Patrol Information
      Mon 02/05 Tue 03/05 Wed 04/05 Thu 05/05 Fri 06/05 Sat 07/05 Sun 08/05
    Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC
    Tower 18 - Burleigh Heads Lifeguards
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    North Burleigh SLSC
    Tower 20 - North Burleigh Lifeguards
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    Tower 19 - Fourth Avenue Burleigh Lifeguards
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00
    08:00
    -
    17:00

    STATISTICS

    July 2015 - June 2016

    Rescues:
    196
    First Aids:
    154
    Preventative Actions:
    4315

    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

    Tue, 03 May 10:00 pm

    COOLANGATTA (7 km)


    Mostly clear.
    18.80 °C
    S/7 km/h
    Wind

    Weather information
    TueWedThuFriSatSun
    29° 17° 27° 15° 27° 15° 27° 15° 26° 16° 27° 17°

    WATER

    25

    Issued at Tue, 03 May 14:01

    SWELL FORECAST

    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • W
      8 km/h
      1.1m
    • WNW
      13 km/h
      1.1m
    • SW
      9 km/h
      1.1m
    • S
      13 km/h
      1.1m
    • S
      19 km/h
      1.2m
    • SSE
      17 km/h
      1.3m
    • S
      9 km/h
      1.2m
    • ESE
      8 km/h
      1.3m

    Burleigh Heads issued at Mon, 02 May 22:14

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    Today's Swell Description
    Wind:
    Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly before dawn then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning.
    Swell:
    Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
    Seas:
    Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
    Weather:
    Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

    UV INDEX

    5



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    TODAY'S TIDE

    • high
      04:48
      1.93m
    • low
      11:19
      0.30m
    • high
      17:31
      1.84m
    • low
      23:39
      0.44m

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    Snapper Rocks issued at Tue, 03 May 22:30

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