Central Coast beaches weekly star ratings

Find out the star rating for your beach this week and how we decide how many stars to give.

How to read star ratings

Rating

Enterococci category
(colony forming units per 100ml)

Description

* * * *

<41

Good

* * *

41–200

Fair

* *

201–500

Poor

*

>500

Bad


Central Coast Council monitor 32 swimming sites on a weekly basis between October and April.

On 12 May 2016, Gosford City Council amalgamated with Wyong Shire Council to form Central Coast Council.

Sample day is 11 December 2017

Rainfall in the 72 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am):  5.8 mm (Gosford)

Swimming Site  Site type   Rating Stars 
Avoca Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Avoca Lagoon (Bulbaring) Lagoon 4 ****
Cockrone Lagoon Lagoon 4 ****
Copacabana Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Davistown Baths Estuarine 4 ****
Killcare Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Macmasters Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
North Avoca Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Ocean Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Pearl Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Pretty Beach Baths Estuarine 4 ****
Terrigal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Terrigal Lagoon (Paddleboats) Lagoon 4 ****
Umina Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Lagoon Lagoon 4 ****
Woy Woy Baths Estuarine 4 ****
Yattalunga Baths Estuarine 4 ****

Sample day is 12 December 2017

Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am):  0 mm (Norah Head)

 Swimming site Site type Rating Stars
Cabbage Tree Bay Lagoon/Lake 4 ****
Canton Beach Lagoon/Lake 4 ****
Chain Valley Bay Lagoon/Lake 4 ****
Gwandalan Ocean beach 4 ****
Lake Munmorah Baths Lagoon/Lake 4 ****
Lakes Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
 Mannering Park Bath  Lagoon/Lake 4 ****
North Entrance Ocean beach 4 ****
Shelly Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Soldiers Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Summerland Pt Bath  Lagoon/Lake 4 **** 
The Entrance Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
The Entrance Baths Ocean baths 4 ****
Toowoon Bay Ocean beach 4 ****