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WHITEHAVEN BEACH, WHITSUNDAY ISLAND, AUSTRALIA BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
28°
Swim
Sea
28°
Swim
Sea
27°
Swim
Sea
27°
Swim
Sea
26°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
27°
Swim
WHITEHAVEN BEACH, WHITSUNDAY ISLAND, AUSTRALIA BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 24° 24° 23°
82% 75% 40% 69% 51% 73% 75% 53%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.3mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.3mm
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 23° 24° 24° 24° 23° 23° 23°
84% 86% 73% 81% 85% 70% 87% 73%
0.3mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.1mm
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
Sat 25th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 23° 22° 22° 23° 23° 23° 23°
12% 77% 88% 83% 72% 86% 53% 72%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.6mm
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
Sun 26th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23°
77% 82% 83% 83% 54% 51% 57% 77%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
Mon 27th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 22° 22° 23° 23° 22° 23° 23°
71% 51% 55% 68% 70% 88% 63% 71%
0.4mm 0.5mm 0.3mm 0.4mm 0.1mm 0.3mm 0.3mm 0.1mm
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
22°
24°
24°
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23°
84% 56% 48% 65% 76% 46% 57% 79%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.2mm
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23° 23° 23° 23° 24° 23° 23° 23°
65% 52% 64% 76% 74% 60% 73% 86%
0.1mm 0.2mm 0.3mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.1mm
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
33
kmh
34
kmh
35
kmh
33
kmh
32
kmh
34
kmh
36
kmh
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
0.9m
1.0m
1.1m
0.1s 0.1s 13.5s 13.5s 13.5s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
36
kmh
40
kmh
39
kmh
34
kmh
31
kmh
29
kmh
37
kmh
35
kmh
1.3m
1.3m
1.2m
1.1m
0.9m
0.8m
1.0m
1.3m
13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s
Sat 25th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
31
kmh
30
kmh
30
kmh
31
kmh
26
kmh
29
kmh
31
kmh
33
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
1.1m
1.2m
1.2m
13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 13.3s 7.5s 7.5s 7.5s 7.5s
Sun 26th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
33
kmh
32
kmh
33
kmh
33
kmh
35
kmh
36
kmh
35
kmh
32
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
1.1m
1.2m
1.1m
1.0m
0.9m
7.5s 7.5s 7.5s 7.1s 14.5s 14.4s 14.3s 14.1s
Mon 27th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
28
kmh
27
kmh
32
kmh
30
kmh
31
kmh
33
kmh
37
kmh
36
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
1.2m
1.3m
1.4m
1.4m
13.7s 13.6s 7.4s 13.7s 4.9s 6.5s 7.3s 7.3s
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
35
kmh
37
kmh
38
kmh
37
kmh
35
kmh
34
kmh
35
kmh
1.3m
1.3m
1.3m
1.3m
1.2m
1.1m
1.2m
1.1m
7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
35
kmh
37
kmh
38
kmh
36
kmh
36
kmh
37
kmh
38
kmh
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s 7.3s
Thu 23rd May
4:57 AM 10:32 AM 4:35 PM 11:08 PM
0.70 2.20 0.40 3.00
Fri 24th May
5:42 AM 11:12 AM 5:12 PM 11:46 PM
0.70 2.10 0.40 3.10
Sat 25th May
6:26 AM 11:52 AM 5:49 PM
0.60 2.10 0.40
Sun 26th May
12:25 AM 7:10 AM 12:34 PM 6:28 PM
3.10 0.60 2.00 0.40
Mon 27th May
1:07 AM 7:57 AM 1:20 PM 7:11 PM
3.10 0.60 2.00 0.50
Tue 28th May
1:53 AM 8:48 AM 2:13 PM 8:02 PM
3.00 0.70 1.90 0.60
Wed 29th May
2:44 AM 9:43 AM 3:17 PM 9:04 PM
2.90 0.70 1.90 0.70
Thu 23rd May
24°
0.8mm
33kmh SE
64%
Fri 24th May
24°
1.0mm
30kmh ESE
79%
Sat 25th May
23°
1.4mm
27kmh SE
67%
Sun 26th May
23°
0.3mm
35kmh SSE
70%
Mon 27th May
23°
2.4mm
32kmh SSE
67%
Tue 28th May
23°
0.9mm
35kmh SE
63%
Wed 29th May
24°
1.2mm
35kmh ESE
68%
Thu 30th May
23°
1.7mm
28kmh ESE
66%
Fri 31st May
23°
1.3mm
26kmh SE
73%
Sat 1st June
22°
1.8mm
30kmh SSE
62%
Sun 2nd June
22°
0.6mm
31kmh SSE
39%
Mon 3rd June
21°
4.1mm
31kmh SSE
50%
Tue 4th June
23°
7.3mm
34kmh ESE
70%
Wed 5th June
23°
0.1mm
36kmh SE
62%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 23° which is warm and pleasant for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 23° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods. There will be 14 days of very light rain with an average of 1.8mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 64%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Whitehaven Beach don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Whitsunday Islands, Whitsunday, Queensland, Australia

Whitehaven Beach is a stunning, 7-kilometer long stretch of pristine coastline located on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia. Known for its crystal-clear waters and powdery white silica sand, this picturesque paradise is a must-visit destination for beach aficionados from around the world.

Beach Type

Whitehaven Beach is famous for its powdery white sand, which is composed of 98% pure silica. This type of sand is incredibly soft to the touch and doesn't retain heat, making it comfortable to walk on even during the hottest parts of the day. The beach gently slopes into the turquoise water, creating a shallow and calm swimming area that's perfect for families with young children.

The surrounding Whitsunday Islands also offer plenty of opportunities for snorkeling and diving with vibrant coral reefs and rocky outcrops teeming with marine life. While Whitehaven Beach itself may not have rocks or reefs directly offshore, nearby spots like Hook Island provide excellent snorkeling and diving experiences.

Beach Activities

Whitehaven Beach offers a variety of activities that cater to different interests:

  1. Swimming and sunbathing: The calm, clear waters and soft white sand make Whitehaven Beach an ideal spot for swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing.
  2. Hiking: Take a hike up to Hill Inlet Lookout for breathtaking panoramic views of Whitehaven Beach's swirling sands and turquoise waters.
  3. Sailing: Explore the Whitsunday Islands on a sailing adventure – many tours depart from Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island.
  4. Snorkeling and diving: Discover the abundant marine life in nearby coral reefs around Hook Island or other nearby locations.
  5. Beach picnics: With no shops or cafes on Whitehaven Beach, pack your own picnic to enjoy during your visit.

Accommodations

As Whitehaven Beach is part of a national park, there are no hotels or resorts directly on the beach. However, there are plenty of accommodation options on nearby islands and in Airlie Beach:

  1. Hamilton Island: Stay at luxury resorts like qualia or Hamilton Island Beach Club for easy access to Whitehaven Beach via boat tours.
  2. Airlie Beach: Choose from a variety of hotels, hostels, and holiday apartments in this bustling coastal town. Popular options include Coral Sea Marina Resort and Mantra Club Croc.

Areas to Stay In

  1. Hamilton Island: Home to several luxury resorts and a range of activities, Hamilton Island is perfect for those seeking a relaxing holiday with easy access to Whitehaven Beach and other island attractions.
  2. Airlie Beach: This lively coastal town serves as the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and offers various accommodation options for different budgets. Staying here allows you to explore the mainland attractions while having easy access to island-hopping adventures.

Beach Amenities

Whitehaven Beach's remote location means that there are limited amenities available directly on the beach itself. However, some facilities can be found at the southern end near Tongue Point:

  1. Toilet facilities
  2. Picnic tables
  3. Barbecue areas (gas barbecues are provided)

Remember to bring your own food, drinks, sun protection, and any other essentials you may need during your visit as there are no shops or cafes on Whitehaven Beach.

Enjoy your time at this stunning slice of paradise!

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