Nobby's Beach - Beach in Nobby Beach Gold Coast QLD - SLS Beachsafe

Nobby's Beach QLD

Nobbys Beach (1591H) lies at the foot of North Nobby. The Nobbys Beach Surf Life Saving Club was established in 1954 and is a favourite for holiday makers who snapped up cheap land for weekend homes. Read more

Nobbys Beach (1591H) lies at the foot of North Nobby. The Nobbys Beach Surf Life Saving Club was established in 1954 and is a favourite for holiday makers who snapped up cheap land for weekend homes.

Swimming

The eight surf lifesaving clubs and sixteen lifeguard towers attest to the potential hazards along this long beach. Rips are present whenever waves are breaking and deep rip channels may run out from the shoreline. Swim only in patrolled areas and avoid the rip holes and outer trough. Stay close inshore and on the attached portion of the bar.

Surfing

Beach breaks extend the full length of the beach. Conditions are best on the outer bar, with a moderate swell and offshore winds. The Nerang entrance wall can produce some better quality bars and breaks. There are plans for Queensland's first surfing reef on the beach at Narrow Neck.

Fishing

Beach fishing is a very popular pastime along the length of the beach, with conditions best when there are rips across the inner bar. The Nerang jetty and entrance wall are very popular spots to fish the channel or surf.

General

This is undoubtedly Australia's most heavily developed and utilised beach. It offers a huge range of accommodation, attractions and facilities, together with the surf lifesaving clubs and lifeguard towers, as well as 16 km of beautiful beach and surf. However the surf is hazardous, so be careful as to when and where you swim.

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Nobbys Beach SLSC (QLD)

Mon

23/10

Tue

24/10

Wed

25/10

Thu

26/10

Fri

27/10

Sat

28/10

Sun

29/10

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08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

Tower 23 - Nobbys Beach Lifeguards

Mon

23/10

Tue

24/10

Wed

25/10

Thu

26/10

Fri

27/10

Sat

28/10

Sun

29/10

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

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Tower 22 - Santa Monica Road Lifeguards

Mon

23/10

Tue

24/10

Wed

25/10

Thu

26/10

Fri

27/10

Sat

28/10

Sun

29/10

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08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

Tower 24 - Seashell Avenue Lifeguards

Information

About

Nobby Beach, QLD 4218

Includes beaches:
The Spit-miami, The Spit, Southport, Surfers Paradise, Northcliffe, Broadbeach, Kurrawa, Mermaid Beach, Miami Beach

Length:
0km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
6/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 qld1591H

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Fixed rips
    Fixed rips
  • Flash rips
    Flash rips
  • Travelling rips
    Travelling rips
  • Slippery stairs
    Slippery stairs
  • Rocks
    Rocks
  • Shallow Sandbars
    Shallow Sandbars
  • Beach exposure
    Beach exposure
  • Beach erosion
    Beach erosion
  • High surf
    High surf
  • Gutters
    Gutters
  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Dressing shed
  • Showers
  • Public phone
  • Park
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Shade
  • Shelters
  • Natural shade
  • Artificial shade
  • Power supply
  • Mobile Phone Coverage
  • Bus
  • Seawall

Regulation Symbols

  • No Littering
  • No Horses
  • Dog Litter Must be Picked Up
  • No Alcohol
  • No Dogs Allowed

Weather

Tuesday 24, Oct 3:18 pm

Day 24°    Night 16°
24°C
Possible morning shower

Water Temperature  23°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the late afternoon.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: 60% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Tide

11 am
1.04m
5 am
0.21m
11 pm
0.79m
6 pm
0.20m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:00 pm


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Wednesday 25, Oct

Day 26°    Night 17°
Mostly sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

5 am
0.25m
12 pm
1.01m
7 pm
0.20m

UV

Index: 11 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 3:00 pm


Weather

Tue 24, Oct to Tue 31, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Tide


UV

Tue 24th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:00 pm
Wed 25th 11 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 3:00 pm
Thu 26th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 3:00 pm
Fri 27th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:00 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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