North Coast beaches water sampling sites

Discover where and when North Coast swimming sites are sampled.

Local councils monitor 26 swimming sites on the North Coast.


Number of sites

Sampling frequency

Monitored by

 Byron 7 Weekly, Dec–April
Byron Shire Council
Ballina 14 Weekly, Nov–Feb Ballina Shire Council
Richmond Valley 5 Weekly, Oct–Mar (4 sites)
Weekly, year round (1 site)
Richmond Valley Shire Council

Locations that we monitor

The map below shows the locations on the North Coast monitored by us or by councils in the Beachwatch Partnership Program.

Our most up-to-date maps are in our annual State of the Beaches report.