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Bunker Bay

Beach UNPATROLLED UNPATROLLED TODAY
Beach Number:
wa0733
State/Region:
WA Naturaliste
Post Code:
6281
Length:
2.3km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
5/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
shelley beach  (0.8km) rocky point (1)  (1km) rocky point (2)  (1.1km) cape naturaliste (e)  (1.7km) gull rock (s 1)  (1.8km)

Beach

Bunker Bay is an open north-facing 2 km wide bay located between Shelley Beach and Rocky Point and contains a curving 2.3 km long sandy beach (WA 733).Waves average just over 1 m at the eastern end. The beach usually has a low tide terrace extending along the western section to a central inshore reef, with usually several beach rips towards the east. This is the highest energy beach along this section of coast and popular with surfers looking for beach breaks known as The Farm and Boneyards.There is a car park at the western end with a walk along the beach to reach the better surf. It is backed by a vegetated foredune, two central dammed creeks, that bracket a farm, and rising vegetated slopes to either rend. Rocky Point lies at the eastern end of a 600 m long section of granite shoreline. As the shoreline turns south at the point it permits two small pockets of sand to accumulate on the southern side of the point (beaches WA 734 & 735).

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 12:04:54

       

      PATROL INFORMATION

      There is no beach service this week.

      STATISTICS

      July 2016 - June 2017

      Rescues:
      0
      First Aids:
      0
      Preventative Actions:
      0

      The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Bunker Bay (Lifeguards)

      Hazards

      Service Providers

      • Bunker Bay (Lifeguards)

      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

      Sat, 27 Aug 11:00 pm

      CAPE NATURALIST (1 km)


      Shower or two. Windy.
      9.60 °C
      S/44 km/h
      Wind

      Weather information
      SunMonTueWedThuFri
      14° 15° 17° 16° 10° 16° 17° 10°

      WATER

      17

      Issued at Sat, 27 Aug 11:58

      SWELL FORECAST

      Sunday
      Monday
      Tuesday
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • AM
      • PM
      • S
        41 km/h
        2.3m
      • S
        31 km/h
        1.5m
      • SSE
        21 km/h
        1.2m
      • SSW
        19 km/h
        1.1m
      • WNW
        15 km/h
        1.3m
      • WNW
        33 km/h
        2.3m
      • S
        32 km/h
      • SSE
        19 km/h

      Naturaliste issued at Fri, 26 Aug 22:13

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      Today's Swell Description
      Wind:
      Southerly 25 to 30 knots.
      Swell:
      South to southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon, then tending southwesterly 2 to 4 metres by early evening.
      Seas:
      2.5 to 3 metres.
      Weather:
      Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

      UV INDEX

      TODAY'S TIDE

      • high
        06:54
        0.90m
      • low
        16:33
        0.35m

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      Bunbury issued at Sun, 28 Aug 01:11

      WARNINGS

      TODAY'S RADAR

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