Cape Edgecumbe - Beach in Queens Beach Whitsunday QLD - SLS Beachsafe

Cape Edgecumbe QLD

Beaches 952 and 953 have a few houses behind each, while Cape Edgecumbe beach (954) is backed by vegetation and large boulders, with only foot access. Read more

Beaches 952 and 953 have a few houses behind each, while Cape Edgecumbe beach (954) is backed by vegetation and large boulders, with only foot access.

Swimming

These are four relatively safe beaches with usually calm to low wave conditions. The only hazard is the number of boulders on and off the beaches.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

A popular spot for rock fishing, as well as for launching boats to fish the outside rocks and reefs.

General

Four accessible, quiet and picturesque little beaches, all framed by large granite boulders.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.

Information

About

Queens Beach, QLD 4805

Length:
0.15km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 qld0954

Nearby beaches

Hazards

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

Weather

Sunday 22, Oct 6:20 am

Day 28°    Night 20°
Possible shower

Water Temperature  26°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly to southeasterly about 10 knots. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon and early evening.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide

11 am
2.60m
4 am
0.77m
10 pm
2.10m
5 pm
1.24m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:30 pm


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Monday 23, Oct

Day 29°    Night 19°
Possible shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: 40% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Sunny afternoon.

Tide

11 am
2.51m
5 am
0.90m
11 pm
1.90m
6 pm
1.39m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm


Weather

Sun 22, Oct to Sun 29, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Sun 22nd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Mon 23rd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Tue 24th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Wed 25th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:30 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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