Innes Park (north) - Beach in Innes Park Bundaberg QLD - SLS Beachsafe

Innes Park (north) QLD

South of Kellys Beach, the coast trends roughly due south for 10 km to Elliott Heads, at the mouth of the Elliott River. Most of the shoreline consists of low basalt bluffs and boulders, with only four small pockets of sand.Innes Park is a residential area located on a low,... Read more

South of Kellys Beach, the coast trends roughly due south for 10 km to Elliott Heads, at the mouth of the Elliott River. Most of the shoreline consists of low basalt bluffs and boulders, with only four small pockets of sand.Innes Park is a residential area located on a low, protruding, rocky section of coast, with two small beaches to either side. The northern beach (1506) is 400 m long and has a high tide sand beach fronted by a mixture of sand and boulders at low tide. There is good road access at the southern end, with a small foredune behind the beach and a now stable sand blow at the northern end. The southern Innes Park beach (1507) straddles a small creek mouth. It is 400 m long and consists of a narrow strip of high tide sand fronted by a continuous, sloping boulder field, with some sand in the small creek mouth. The beach is backed by a casuarina-covered foredune and a small park and car park toward its northern end.

Swimming

All four beaches are only suitable for swimming toward high tide, with low tide generally revealing a rocky shoreline.

Surfing

There are various reef breaks along this coast, which need to be checked out with the locals.

Fishing

Good rock fishing the length of the coast, as well as in the small creek at Innes Park.

General

An essentially basalt boulder coast, with enough sand to provide some high tide beach access.

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Information

About

Innes Park, QLD 4670

Length:
0.4km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 qld1506

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Irukandji
    Irukandji
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Topographic rips
    Topographic rips
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area

Weather

Wednesday 22, Feb 5:48 am

Day 32°    Night 22°
23.6°C
Possible early shower

Water Temperature  29°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide

5 am
2.75m
5 pm
2.37m
11 pm
0.89m

UV

Index: 15 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 23, Feb

Day 32°    Night 21°
Possible shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide

6 am
2.89m
6 pm
2.52m
12 pm
0.97m

UV

Index: 15 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm


Weather

Wed 22, Feb to Wed 01, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. 2nd
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. 1st
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Wed 22nd 15 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm
Thu 23rd 15 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm
Fri 24th 14 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:10 pm
Sat 25th 15 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm

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.

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