TREACHEROUS surf conditions have again forced the closure of all beaches across the Gold Coast on Monday.
The large swell continues to pound the east coast, whipped up from a cyclone brewing near New Zealand.
Chief Lifeguard Warren Young said conditions are unstable at Wharf Road, Narrow Neck, Nobby’s and Breaker Street.
But Burleigh and several others are open.
A surfer’s dream, it has been a nightmare for lifeguards, who have been kept busy with numerous rescues across the weekend.
A group of teenage boys were photographed risking serious injury as they stood under huge, powerful waves crashing onto the rocks at the Southport Spit.
Officials relocated the Queensland Nipper Titles from Kirra to Currumbin Creek due to the rough conditions.
Conditions are expected to return to normal by Tuesday.