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Sorrento Beach

Beach PATROLLED PATROLLED
Beach Number:
wa0858
Includes Beaches:
Sorrento Beach
State/Region:
WA - Sorrento
Post Code:
6020
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach

Sorrento Beach (WA 858) is one of Perth’s traditional northern beach suburbs and site of the Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club. Waves average about 1 m and maintain a relatively steep beach with a narrow, continuous attached bar.

It is part of the first continuous sandy beach north of Trigg Island. However, problems with beach erosion have lead to the construction of three 50 m long rock groynes across the 600 m long beach.

The groynes are located either side of the surf club, while 500 m north of the club is the large curving southern breakwater of Hillarys Boat Harbour, which extends 1 km out to sea.

There is a large car park off the highway adjacent to the surf club. Today the surf club with its high watchtower sits between the two groynes, with a seawall fronting the club and car park.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Surface:
Sealed
Spaces:
250

Location

Information Symbols

  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Showers Showers
  • Showers Showers
  • Kiosk Kiosk
  • Park Park
  • Picnic Picnic
  • Shade Shade
  • Bike path Bike path
  • Parking Parking
  • Groyne
    Groyne

Regulation Symbols

  • Camping Prohibited Camping Prohibited
  • Shared Footway Shared Footway
  • No Littering No Littering
  • No Removing Shellfish No Removing Shellfish
  • Fires Prohibited Fires Prohibited
  • No Cats or Dogs No Cats or Dogs
  • No Dogs Allowed No Dogs Allowed

Shark Alert Number

For shark sightings call Water Police on 9442 8600

Supported by

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.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

Patrol Information
  Mon 22/12 Tue 23/12 Wed 24/12 Thu 25/12 Fri 26/12 Sat 27/12 Sun 28/12
Sorrento SLSC (Inc) (WA)
          09:00
- 18:00
09:00
- 18:00
Sorrento Beach (WA) (Lifeguards)
06:00
- 17:00
06:00
- 17:00
06:00
- 17:00
06:00
- 17:00
06:00
- 17:00
   

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
53
First Aids:
45
Preventative Actions:
91

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Sorrento SLSC (Inc) (WA)

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

Today N/A (0°) wind

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Weather information
Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
24°18° 28°18° 24°20° 22°15° 22°16° 21°16°

HILLARYS BOAT H (1 km) issued at (EST)

WATER

21

Issued at Sat, December 27 13:12

SWELL FORECAST

Friday
Saturday
Sunday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • WSW
    0.8 m
  • SW
    1 m
  • WSW
    1.1 m
  • WSW
    0.9 m
  • WSW
    0.8 m

Sorrento issued at Fri, December 26 23:00 (EST)

UV INDEX

13

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TODAY'S TIDE

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Perth issued at Thu, December 11 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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