Continent
Australia
Country
Australia
Next Big City
Brisbane
Next Town
Caloundra, Dickey Beach
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Animals, Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
No information

Open ocean facing east. Swell ranges from 0.5-2m. Waves can be quite punchy and sometimes there is a beach break. There is a rocky bottom close to launch area which has a good swell out the back. Possible blue bottle stingers on a NE wind.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

Sandy beach. Heaps of space to launch and kite. Entry via car park behind sand dunes in suburb of Dickey Beach.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Shorty
Winter:
Normal

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, December
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE

Summer best. Sea breezes generally NE average 15-20 kts.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Brisbane, Caloundra is about 1hr drive north and is actually the southern tip of the sunshine coast. Anne St. is located at Dickey Beach. You can actually hit the beach any where from its north to Pt Cartright at Mooloolaba which is about 10km North.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

There are patrolled beach areas to avoid and it gets quite busy on the beach with walkers and dogs etc especially in school holidays.

Nightlife

No information