Beaches of the Queensland Coast, Cooktown to Coolangatta: A Guide to Their Nature, Characteristics, Surf and Safety
This book provides the first description of all Queensland's ocean beaches. It is based on survey results.
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50 m wide B+SF beach face beach is backed Beach Rating Type beach ridges boulders Caloundra Cape channel Cooktown Coolangatta creek mouth dunes eastern Emu Park facing beach Fishing foredune Forrest Beach Fraser Island groyne headland Hervey Bay high tide beach high tide sand inlet intertidal Keppel Island Kirra km wide Length HT LT Lifeguard located low gradient low tide bar low waves mangroves Maroochydore narrow high tide National Park northern outer bar patrolled Queensland R+LT Rainbow Bay Rating Type Length receives waves averaging relatively safe rip currents river mouth road rock flats rocky points sand flats sandy beaches Saving Club shacks shallow shore shoreline side slopes SLSC southern end spit steep high tide strong tidal currents Summary surf club Surf Life Saving Surf Lifesaving Club surf zone Swimming tidal flats tidal shoals tide beach fronted Type Length HT Unpatrolled wide low tide winds Yeppoon