Queensland Parks and Wildlife is investigating a crocodile sighting at the Barney Point Esplanade.
The report was received yesterday morning, prompting signs to be placed in the area.
The warnings will be up for at least a week, with locals urged to be cautious in and around the water.
It’s the first sighting in the Gladstone region this year.
You can report any crocodile sightings to 1300 130 372.