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Burleigh Beach

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

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 26/01 Tue 27/01 Wed 28/01 Thu 29/01 Fri 30/01 Sat 31/01 Sun 01/02
Tower 19 - Fourth Avenue Burleigh Lifeguards
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
Tower 20 - North Burleigh Lifeguards
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
   
Tower 18 - Burleigh Heads Lifeguards
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
07:30
- 18:30
   

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
36
First Aids:
635
Preventative Actions:
1873

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC North Burleigh SLSC

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 25° wind ESE/ 17 km/h

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Weather information
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28°23° 26°20° 27°20° 28°20° 29°20° 31°22°

COOLANGATTA (11 km) issued at Tue 27 Jan 05:30 (EST)

WATER

26

Issued at Mon, January 26 13:10

SWELL FORECAST

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • SE
    0.8 m
  • ESE
    0.8 m
  • ENE
    1 m
  • E
    1.5 m
  • E
    1.9 m

Burleigh Heads issued at Tue, January 20 23:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

13

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    1:47
    1.29m
  • Low
    7:42
    0.42m
  • High
    13:49
    1.19m
  • Low
    20:06
    0.23m
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Gold Coast Seaway issued at Tue, January 27 00:00 (Local Time)

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TODAY'S RADAR

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