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Boranup Beach

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
wa0643
State/Region:
WA Boranup
Post Code:
6286
Length:
7.8km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
6/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
north point (s 2)  (2.3km) north point (s 1)  (2.3km) foul bay (7)  (2.5km) foul bay (6)  (2.8km) foul bay (5)  (3km)

Beach

Boranup Beach (WA 643) is one of the longer more continuous beaches in the national park. It commences at Hamelin Bay in lee of White Cliff Point and its numerous reefs, as a low energy reflective beach (Fig. 4.132), and trends north for 7.8 km to the southern rocks of North Point. Wave energy increases rapidly up the beach averaging 1-1.5 m and maintaining a rip-dominated bar that widens to 100 m in the north. The bar can produce some good beach breaks under the right conditions. The beach is backed by a series of mostly stable longwalled parabolics extending up to 4 km to the west and include the partly active Boranup Sand Patch, which reaches a height of 120 m near the Caves Road. At Hamelin Bay there is a large car park, caravan park, boat ramp and the remains of the old jetty. A 4 WD track from the Boranup camping area leads down to the northern section of the beach.

Location

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      Shark Alert Number

      For shark sightings call Water Police on 9442 8600

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      SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

      Last updated: 28/08/2013 12:04:49

       

      PATROL INFORMATION

      There is no beach service this week.

      Hazards

      Service Providers

        SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

        WEATHER

        Tue, 28 Jun 05:00 pm

        WITCHCLIFFE (12 km)


        Possible shower.
        15.20 °C
        W/9 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
        TueWedThuFriSatSun
        18° 12° 17° 11° 17° 12° 18° 11° 17° 10° 17°

        WATER

        19

        Issued at Tue, 28 Jun 12:04

        SWELL FORECAST

        Tuesday
        Wednesday
        Thursday
        Friday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • NW
          24 km/h
          3m
        • W
          22 km/h
          2.5m
        • SW
          18 km/h
          2.2m
        • WSW
          22 km/h
          2.7m
        • WSW
          18 km/h
          3.4m
        • W
          16 km/h
          3.3m
        • WNW
          17 km/h
          2.8m
        • WNW
          16 km/h
          2.4m

        Boranup issued at Mon, 27 Jun 21:03

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
        Swell:
        Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
        Seas:
        1.5 to 2.5 metres.
        Weather:
        Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a squally thunderstorm.

        UV INDEX

        2



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • high
          07:54
          0.87m
        • low
          20:58
          0.68m

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        Cape Hamelin issued at Tue, 28 Jun 19:29

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        TODAY'S RADAR

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