Beaches closed and sandbag stations open


Beaches closed

All Gold Coast beaches are closed today (Saturday 26 February) due to unstable conditions close to shore, with strong currents and rips making it dangerous for swimmers. Stay away from the edge of the water as a rogue wave can easily sweep you off your feet.

Sandbag stations

City of Gold Coast sandbagging stations are open:

Saturday 26 February – 9am to 6pm

Sunday 27 February – 6am to 6pm

Sandbags are also generally available at local hardware stores. It’s important to note that sandbags can help reduce the impacts of flooding if they’re placed correctly in appropriate locations around property. They are not waterproof and will not stop the water completely.

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