Gold Coast beaches to remain closed

Gold Coast beaches will remain closed again today as deceptively powerful surf conditions continue to pound the coast.

City of Gold Coast released a statement on Facebook on Monday night confirming beaches will remain closed for yet another day.

“There remains significant inshore currents and a strong swell although it is decreasing,” the status read.


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“We’ll inform you as soon as they reopen.”

Huge waves have smashed Gold Coast beaches over the last few days, brought about by a king tide and powerful northeasterly swell.

Forecasts show the Gold Coast will be in for pumping swell for the next few days before waves drop to a manageable two metres for boardriders.