Weather Forecast
22.10°C
Current Temperature
30.00km/h
Wind speed
21.60°C
Water Temperature
0.89m
Swell
1.13m
Tide
8/11
UV
The beach (1591) faces almost due east and receives predominantly southerly swell averaging 1.5m. This has combined with the generally fine sand to produce a wide, low gradient high tide beach fronted by a 150 to 200m wide surf zone containing two bars. The inner bar is usually attached to the beach and, depending on wave conditions, may be continuous with a few rips or, during and following higher waves, cut by deep rip channels every 200 to 250m. A continuous deep trough parallels this bar, beyond which is the deeper outer bar that is cut by more widely spaced rips. In addition, permanent rips lie at the northern end at the Nerang entrance wall and at the sand bypassing jetty just to the south. Deep holes and a permanent rip run out by the wall, while there are strong tidal currents in the inlet. Toward the southern end, both the smaller North Nobby and larger South Nobby headlands also produce permanent rips to either side.
Beach Length: 0.016km
General Hazard Rating: 6/11

Patrolled Beach Flag Patrols

Mon
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Tue
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Wed
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Thu
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Sat
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Tower 42 - Seaworld Main Beach Lifeguards
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Broadwater Enclosure-Car Park Lifeguards
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Surfers Paradise SLSC
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Tower 36 - Staghorn Avenue Lifeguards
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Tower 35 - Elkhorn Avenue Lifeguards
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Tower 34 - Surfers Paradise Beach Lifeguards
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Tower 33 - Clifford Street (Lifeguards)
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Southport SLSC (QLD)
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Tower 41 - Sheraton Mirage Lifeguards
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Tower 40 - Main Beach Southport Lifeguards
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Tower 39 - Breaker Street Lifeguards
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Tower 38 - North Narrowneck Lifeguards
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Tower 37 - South Narrowneck Lifeguards
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Northcliffe SLSC
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Tower 32 - Northcliffe Lifeguards
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Tower 23 - Nobbys Beach Lifeguards
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Tower 22 - Santa Monica Road Lifeguards
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Tower 21 - Miami Beach Lifeguards
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Mermaid Beach AEME SLSC Inc
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Tower 26 - Mermaid Beach Lifeguards
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Surfcom Gold Coast
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Kurrawa SLSC
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Tower 28 - Kurrawa Lifeguards
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Tower 27 - Margaret Avenue Lifeguards
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Tower 31 - Wharf Road Lifeguards
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Tower 30 - Broadbeach Lifeguards
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Information

Formal parking area
Caravan park
Drinking water
Toilets Block M/F
Unspecified
Seawall

Regulations

Camping Prohibited
No Naked Flames
No Littering
Fires Prohibited
No Cats or Dogs

Hazards

Topographic rips

Weather

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.