Alexandra Bay - Beach in Lindeman Island Mackay QLD - SLS Beachsafe

Alexandra Bay QLD

Lindeman Island is a 600 ha island located 30 km south-east of Shute Harbour in the Lindeman Group of islands. It has 15 km of shoreline including nine sandy beaches; all but one are located in the Lindeman Island National Park. The park covers most of the island, apart from... Read more

Lindeman Island is a 600 ha island located 30 km south-east of Shute Harbour in the Lindeman Group of islands. It has 15 km of shoreline including nine sandy beaches; all but one are located in the Lindeman Island National Park. The park covers most of the island, apart from a southern section housing an airstrip and the Lindeman Island Resort. While the island reaches a height of 212 m at Mount Oldfield, it is generally undulating. A number of walking tracks link the resort with the beaches.

Swimming

The island is sheltered from the Trades by larger Shaw Island, located 3 km to the south-east across Kennedy Sound; hence waves are usually low to calm. Best swimming is toward high tide when the flats are covered.

Surfing

None

Fishing

The rocks and jetty are the most popular locations.

General

A largely national park island including several protected beaches, with Home beach sitting at the foot of the resort.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Lindeman Island, QLD 4741

Includes beaches:
Gap Beach, East Point, Plantation Bay, Home Beach, Coconut Beach, Boat Port, Boat Port (north 1), Boat Port (north 2)

Length:
0.15km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 qldLIN3

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Irukandji
    Irukandji
  • Bluebottles
    Bluebottles
  • Chironex
    Chironex
  • High Tide Range
    High Tide Range

Weather

Sunday 28, May 11:05 am

Day 24°    Night 20°
23.3°C
Possible shower

Water Temperature  25°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Southerly winds about 10 knots close inshore early morning.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore north of Hamilton Island, 30% chance elsewhere.

Tide

12 am
4.81m
6 am
0.68m
12 pm
3.54m
6 pm
0.56m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 2:50 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Monday 29, May

Day 24°    Night 20°
Mostly sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tide

1 am
4.65m
7 am
0.80m
1 pm
3.35m
7 pm
0.84m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 2:50 pm


Weather

Sun 28, May to Sun 04, Jun


Swell


Wind


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

Tide


UV

Sun 28th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 2:50 pm
Mon 29th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 2:50 pm
Tue 30th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 2:50 pm
Wed 31st 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 2:50 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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