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

Marine Warnings

Sat, 19 Aug 04:45
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland

Weather

Saturday 19, Aug 9:46 am

Day 28°    Night 14°
Mostly sunny

Wind: Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late morning. Winds shifting east to southeasterly in the early afternoon, tending northeasterly inshore. Winds briefly reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the early afternoon.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

8 am
2.46m
2 am
0.70m
8 pm
3.40m
2 pm
0.23m

UV

Index: 9 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Sunday 20, Aug

Day 24°    Night 11°
Sunny

Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots during the morning south of Cape Bowling Green.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide

8 am
2.50m
3 am
0.61m
9 pm
3.43m
2 pm
0.18m

UV

Index: 9 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:30 pm


Weather

Sat 19, Aug to Sat 26, Aug


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.

Tide


UV

Sat 19th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Sun 20th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:30 pm
Mon 21st 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:30 pm
Tue 22nd 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 9:10 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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