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

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<41

Good

* * *

41–200

Fair

* *

201–500

Poor

*

>500

Bad


Central Coast Council monitor 30 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 1 August 2017

Rainfall in the 72 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00am): 1.4 mm (Gosford)

Swimming Site  Site type   Rating Stars 
Avoca Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Avoca Lagoon (Bulbararing) Lagoon No sample taken No sample taken
Cockrone Lagoon Lagoon No sample taken No sample taken
Copacabana Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Davistown Baths Estuarine No sample taken No sample taken
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 No sample taken No sample taken
Terrigal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Terrigal Lagoon (Paddleboats) Lagoon No sample taken No sample taken
Umina Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Lagoon Lagoon No sample taken No sample taken
Woy Woy Baths Estuarine No sample taken No sample taken
Yattalunga Baths Estuarine No sample taken No sample taken

Sample day is 25 July 2017

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

 Swimming site Site type Rating Stars
Cabbage Tree Bay Lagoon/Lake 4 ****
Canton Beach Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Chain Valley Bay Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Gwandalan Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken
Lake Munmorah Baths Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Lakes Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
North Entrance Ocean beach 4 ****
Shelly Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Soldiers Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
The Entrance Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
The Entrance Baths Ocean baths 4 ****
Toowoon Bay Ocean beach 4 ****