Coila (NSW) is a suburb of South Coast, New
South Wales and is about 260 kms south-
southwest of NSW's capital city of Sydney.
Coila Lake is located east of the Princes Highway
and north of the town of Tuross Head. The
entrance is located at the southern end of Bingie
Beach. When the entrance is open, and Coila
Creek (only substantial creek feeding the lake) is
not in flood, water salinities similar to the ocean
extend over the entire lake. The lake bed
comprises mostly mud, with marine sand confined
to the entrance.