Orchid Beach - QLD

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -24.95953 153.313904
DMS: 24º 57' 34.31" S 153º 18' 50.05" E
UTM: 56 J 7239497mN 531686mE
Altitude: 22.74m

Description

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Orchid Beach QLD
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Information

Orchid Beach is a secluded village in the remote north eastern end of Fraser Island, just north of Waddy Point. There are no tour buses, very few day-trippers and less beach traffic than the busy areas of the middle and south of the island. The small group of houses in Orchid Beach support a number of local residents and a handful of holiday rentals. The only shop is the Orchid Beach Trading Post which sells fuel, bait and limited basic provisions, with alcohol available from a licensed bar. They have a public phone and an ATM machine and can give advice on local beach, track and tide conditions. There are no restaurants or cafes in Orchid beach. Mobile phone service is available however.
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Closest Weather Station

Hervey Bay at 30/06:00pm EST
Distance from Orchid Beach 59.27km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
24.8°C°C%°C1009.7hPa0.0mmNNE24km/hr
13knots
33km/hr
18knots

Closest Climatic Station

Sandy Cape Lighthouse
Distance from Orchid Beach 27.67km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.429.328.526.824.121.721.122.324.326.127.628.9
Mean Min. °C22.322.421.719.917.415.214.315.016.918.720.321.6
Mean Rain mm164.0170.0156.9121.0118.2109.790.163.451.359.771.499.9

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