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Champion-St George Beach

UNPATROLLED BEACH
Beach Number:
wa1089
State/Region:
WA Bluff Point
Post Code:
6530
Length:
3.8km
General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
sunset beach  (2.2km) town beach (2)  (2.5km) town beach (3)  (2.5km) town beach (1)  (2.8km) pages beach  (3.4km)

Beach

Champion Bay-St Georges-Bluff Point Beach (WA 1089) is the 3.8 km long remnant of the beach that once extended for 8 km south and west to Point Moore. It now commences on the northern side of the Batavia marina where it is called St Georges Beach and trends north past low Bluff Point (Bluff Point Beach), to the usually blocked 100 m wide mouth of the Chapman River.Shallow seagrass-covered calcarenite reef parallels most of the beach extending up to 1 km offshore and result in very low wave conditions at the shore and seagrass commonly piled up on the beach. A foreshore reserve, then Chapman Drive and Kempton Street parallel the rear beach with good access the length of the beach. The very southern corner had prograded in lee of the marina breakwater and faces north, however a few hundred metres up the beach erosion has cut the beach back to the road and a seawall backs the beach. At the beginning of Kempton Street is a park, car park and boat ramp.

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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 12:04:52

     

    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

        Sun, 25 Sep 08:00 pm

        GERALDTON AIRPO (7 km)


        Partly cloudy.
        14.10 °C
        S/28 km/h
        Wind

        Weather information
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        18° 19° 20° 19° 23° 21° 10°

        WATER

        19

        Issued at Sun, 25 Sep 12:19

        SWELL FORECAST

        Sunday
        Monday
        Tuesday
        Wednesday
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • AM
        • PM
        • WNW
          13 km/h
          2m
        • S
          35 km/h
          2.1m
        • SE
          19 km/h
          2.1m
        • SSE
          15 km/h
          1.9m
        • SSE
          8 km/h
          1.9m
        • SW
          23 km/h
          2.4m
        • SE
          26 km/h
          2.5m
        • SSE
          25 km/h
          2.2m

        Bluff Point issued at Sat, 24 Sep 17:11

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        Today's Swell Description
        Wind:
        West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly in the morning then increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
        Swell:
        Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
        Seas:
        Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
        Weather:
        Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

        UV INDEX

        10



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        TODAY'S TIDE

        • high
          04:36
          0.72m
        • low
          14:44
          0.30m

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        Geraldton issued at Sun, 25 Sep 22:13

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        TODAY'S RADAR

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