The Beach Guide

Whitehaven Beach

Know for its beautiful 7 km stretch of white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters, Whitehaven Beach is without doubt of of Australia’s finest. It is located on Whitsunday Island, part of a group of islands just of the tropical Queensland coast. Accessible only by boat Whitehaven Beach is never busy but always stunning.

Nearest city

Red Hill

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Whitehaven Beach Weather Info

Mon 17th
Rain showers 30°C / 86°F
Tue 18th
Rain showers 30°C / 86°F
Wed 19th
Fair 30°C / 86°F
Thu 20th
Fair 30°C / 86°F
Fri 21st
Fair 31°C / 88°F
Sat 22nd
Rain showers 28°C / 82°F

5 Day Whitehaven Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Whitehaven Beach tide times & sea state

  • Mon 17/02 »
    Surf report for Mon 17/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 12mph
    13:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 12mph
    19:00 2ft 5s  °  ° 14mph
    Tide times
    High 6:27am (3.37m)
    Low 12:58pm (0.88m)
    High 6:46pm (2.66m)
    Daylight
    First light05:33
    Sunrise05:55
    Sunset18:39
    Dark19:02
  • Tue 18/02 »
    Surf report for Tue 18/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 2ft 5s  °  ° 15mph
    13:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 14mph
    19:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 15mph
    Tide times
    Low 12:41am (0.64m)
    High 7:22am (3.62m)
    Low 1:52pm (0.71m)
    High 7:41pm (2.73m)
    Daylight
    First light05:33
    Sunrise05:56
    Sunset18:39
    Dark19:01
  • Wed 19/02 »
    Surf report for Wed 19/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 11mph
    13:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 8mph
    19:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 10mph
    Tide times
    Low 1:31am (0.54m)
    High 8:09am (3.79m)
    Low 2:37pm (0.60m)
    High 8:27pm (2.78m)
    Daylight
    First light05:34
    Sunrise05:56
    Sunset18:38
    Dark19:01
  • Thu 20/02 »
    Surf report for Thu 20/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 5mph
    13:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 3mph
    19:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 9mph
    Tide times
    Low 2:13am (0.49m)
    High 8:50am (3.87m)
    Low 3:17pm (0.56m)
    High 9:07pm (2.80m)
    Daylight
    First light05:34
    Sunrise05:57
    Sunset18:38
    Dark19:00
  • Fri 21/02 »
    Surf report for Fri 21/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 7mph
    13:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 9mph
    19:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 12mph
    Tide times
    Low 2:52am (0.51m)
    High 9:27am (3.85m)
    Low 3:53pm (0.59m)
    High 9:43pm (2.78m)
    Daylight
    First light05:35
    Sunrise05:57
    Sunset18:37
    Dark18:59
  • Sat 22/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 22/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    7:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 8mph
    13:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 7mph
    19:00 1ft 8s  °  ° 11mph
    Tide times
    Low 3:26am (0.58m)
    High 10:00am (3.75m)
    Low 4:26pm (0.66m)
    High 10:16pm (2.74m)
    Daylight
    First light05:35
    Sunrise05:58
    Sunset18:36
    Dark18:59

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