Hazardous Surf Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Hazardous Surf Warning for Queensland

Issued at 4:21 am EST on Wednesday 25 May 2022
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 25 May 2022.

Surf and swell conditions are expected to be hazardous this morning for coastal activities such as rock fishing, boating, and swimming in the following areas.

Wednesday 25 May

Hazardous Surf Warning for:
Gold Coast Waters

Safety Advice

Surf Life Saving Queensland advise that:

  • People should consider staying out of the water and avoid walking near surf-exposed areas.
  • Rock fishers should avoid coastal rock platforms exposed to the ocean and seek a safe location that is sheltered from the surf.
  • Boaters planning to cross shallow water and ocean bars should consider changing or delaying their voyage.
  • Boaters already on the water should carry the appropriate safety equipment and wear a lifejacket.
  • Boaters should remember to log on with their local radio base and consider their safety management plan.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Wednesday.

Check the Coastal Waters Forecast for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these areas at http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/ or on marine radio.

Warnings Information

Coastal Waters Forecasts