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

Wednesday 24, May 8:01 pm

Day 27°    Night 19°
Clear

Water Temperature  25°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide

8 am
2.91m
2 am
0.78m
9 pm
3.30m
2 pm
0.27m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 25, May

Day 28°    Night 18°
Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower north of Cape Bowling Green, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tide

8 am
2.82m
3 am
0.74m
9 pm
3.42m
3 pm
0.23m

UV

Index: 7 (High)

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm


Weather

Wed 24, May to Wed 31, May


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tide


UV

Wed 24th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm
Thu 25th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm
Fri 26th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm
Sat 27th 7 (High) Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 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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