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, and monthly from May to September.

Sample day is 16 March 2020. 

Rainfall in the 72 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am): 40.2 mm (Gosford)

Swimming Site  Site type   Rating Stars 
Avoca Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Avoca Lagoon (Bulbaring) Lagoon 1 *
Cockrone Lagoon Lagoon 2 **
Copacabana Beach Ocean beach 3 ***
Davistown Baths Estuarine 1 *
Killcare Beach Ocean beach No sample
Macmasters Beach Ocean beach 3 ***
North Avoca Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Ocean Beach Ocean beach No sample
Pearl Beach Rockpool Ocean baths No sample
Pretty Beach Baths Estuarine No sample
Terrigal Beach Ocean beach 2 **
Terrigal Lagoon Lagoon 1 *
Umina Beach Ocean beach No sample
Wamberal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Lagoon  Lagoon 1 *
Woy Woy Baths Estuarine No sample
Yattalunga Baths Estuarine 1 *

Sample day is 19 March 2020

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 Rockpool Ocean baths 4 ****
Canton Beach Lake/Lagoon 3 ***
Chain Valley Bay Lake/Lagoon No sample
Gwandalan Ocean beach No sample
Lake Munmorah Baths Lake/Lagoon No sample
Lakes Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Mannering Park Baths  Lake/Lagoon No sample
North Entrance Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Shelly Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Soldiers Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Summerland Point Baths  Lake/Lagoon No sample  
The Entrance Ocean Baths Ocean baths No sample
The Entrance Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Toowoon Bay Ocean beach 4 ****