Discovery Beach

Patrolled Patrolled Today

Discovery beach is an unstable open beach with the occasional good surfing beach break. The beach is close to a number of hotels and the Sunshine Coast airport. Caution is still advised at this beach due to the strong currents and deep gutters that may be present. Read more

Discovery beach is an unstable open beach with the occasional good surfing beach break. The beach is close to a number of hotels and the Sunshine Coast airport. Caution is still advised at this beach due to the strong currents and deep gutters that may be present.

Swimming

The beach is an unstable open beach with many rips and strong currents present. Swimmers should use caution along this section of the beach and only swim at patrolled beaches.

Surfing

There are numerous beach breaks the length of the beach, with best conditions at high tide on a moderate swell.

Fishing

Fishing can be good in this location due to the occasional deep gutters. The rips produce good holes the length of the beach, with the deep longshore trough also accessible with a long cast.

General

There are a number of hotels close by as well as the Sunshine Coast airport.

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Beach Patrols Change Day

Austrailan Lifeguard Service

Mon
13/09
Tue
14/09
Wed
15/09
Thu
16/09
Fri
17/09
Sat
18/09
Sun
19/09

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 17:00

TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
18°C
Water
22°C
UV Rating
8 / 11

Hazards

Beach Rips
Beach Rips
Gutters
Gutters
Strong Currents
Strong Currents
Inshore holes
Inshore holes

Strong Currents
Friday, 17 Sep 7:16

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.


Sunrise Beach, QLD 4025
Includes beaches: Yaroomba-mudjimba Beaches, Yaroomba, Coolum Resort, Marcoola, Mudjimba, Golden Beach, Boardwalk Beach
General Hazard Rating: 6/10 (Moderately hazardous)
Beach Key: qld1543f
COVID warnings legend
Beach at capacity
Restrictions apply
No access to beach
Beach nearing capacity
Access may be restricted
Consider alternatives