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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 27/06 Tue 28/06 Wed 29/06 Thu 30/06 Fri 01/07 Sat 02/07 Sun 03/07
    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
    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:
    209
    First Aids:
    158
    Preventative Actions:
    4354

    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

    Mon, 27 Jun 09:00 pm

    COOLANGATTA (7 km)


    Mostly clear.
    11.60 °C
    S/6 km/h
    Wind

    Weather information
    MonTueWedThuFriSat
    16° 20° 21° 21° 21° 19°

    WATER

    21

    Issued at Mon, 27 Jun 14:03

    SWELL FORECAST

    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • AM
    • PM
    • WNW
      12 km/h
      0.9m
    • W
      17 km/h
      0.9m
    • WSW
      16 km/h
      0.9m
    • SW
      13 km/h
      1.4m
    • SSW
      19 km/h
      2.1m
    • SSW
      15 km/h
      1.6m
    • SSW
      12 km/h
      0.9m
    • S
      12 km/h
      0.6m

    Burleigh Heads issued at Sun, 26 Jun 21:27

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    Today's Swell Description
    Wind:
    North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
    Swell:
    Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd
    Seas:
    Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon. 1st
    Weather:
    Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

    UV INDEX

    4



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    TODAY'S TIDE

    • high
      00:36
      1.90m
    • low
      07:19
      0.41m
    • high
      13:30
      1.57m
    • low
      19:20
      0.63m

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    Snapper Rocks issued at Mon, 27 Jun 21:17

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