Police have now established the identity of the woman and are in the sad process of notifying her family.
There is no further information available at this time.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.
Sunshine Coast police are appealing for public assistance to help identify a woman whose body was located on Dicky Beach shortly after 5am this morning.
Preliminary information suggests the woman had gone swimming at an unknown location north of Dicky Beach where it is believed she then got into difficulties.
She is described as Caucasian, with a fair complexion, proportionate build and medium length dark brown hair and was wearing a two-piece black swimsuit.