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 7 January 2019

Rainfall in the 72 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am):  24.6 mm (Gosford)

Swimming Site  Site type   Rating Stars 
Avoca Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Avoca Lagoon (Bulbaring) Lagoon 3 ***
Cockrone Lagoon Lagoon 4 ****
Copacabana Beach Ocean beach 1 *
Davistown Baths Estuarine 4 ****
Killcare Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Macmasters Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
North Avoca Beach Ocean beach 3 ***
Ocean Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Pearl Beach Rockpool Ocean baths 4 ****
Pretty Beach Baths Estuarine 4 ****
Terrigal Beach Ocean beach 3 ***
Terrigal Lagoon Lagoon 1 *
Umina Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Wamberal Lagoon  Lagoon 4 ****
Woy Woy Baths Estuarine 2 **
Yattalunga Baths Estuarine 4 ****

Sample day is 8 January 2019

Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am):  1.0 mm (Norah Head)

 Swimming site Site type Rating Stars
Cabbage Tree Bay Rockpool Ocean baths 3 ***
Canton Beach Lake/Lagoon 2 **
Chain Valley Bay Lake/Lagoon 4 ****
Gwandalan Ocean beach 3 ***
Lake Munmorah Baths Lake/Lagoon 4 ****
Lakes Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Mannering Park Baths  Lake/Lagoon 4 ****
North Entrance Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Shelly Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Soldiers Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Summerland Point Baths  Lake/Lagoon 4 **** 
The Entrance Ocean Baths Ocean baths 4 ****
The Entrance Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Toowoon Bay Ocean beach 2 **