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Basham Beach (151) is a curving 1.8 km long lower energy beach, which faces east, is sheltered by Commodore Point and receives waves decreasing from 1 m in the east to less than 0.5 m in the west. The proected western corner is called Fisherman’s Bay. The low waves maintain a narrow continuous bar which decreases in width to the west. In addition rocks outcrop along the beach and form shallow reefs off the beach. A bike track parallels the back of the beach, with vehicle access to car parks at either end.
Beach Length: 1.8km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10

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There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.


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