Port Broughton (jetty) - Beach in Port Broughton Barunga West SA - SLS Beachsafe

Port Broughton (jetty)

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Port Broughton is a protected small town and port in lee of Webling Point. The entire port and its five beaches are protected by up to 5 km of tidal flats and shoals. The town is a popular holiday destination and much of the 3 km of town foreshore is given over... Read more

Port Broughton is a protected small town and port in lee of Webling Point. The entire port and its five beaches are protected by up to 5 km of tidal flats and shoals. The town is a popular holiday destination and much of the 3 km of town foreshore is given over to holiday houses and caravan parks, together with a 400 m long jetty and 300 m long dredged channel for a boat ramp.There are three west facing beaches fronting the town proper. The jetty beach (543) is 1.2 km long and extends south of the boat ramp, down past the jetty to the southern caravan park. It is fronted by 300 to 400 wide tidal flats, then the deeper channel for Mundoora Arm. It is backed by the caravan park, a foreshore reserve and town centre.

Swimming

All swimming is dependent on the high tides covering the tidal flats, except at Fisherman Bay where the deeper channel is close inshore, however beware of strong tidal currents and deep water in the channel.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

The jetty in Port Broughton is the most popular location, otherwise most fishers head out to the deeper channel and gulf waters.

General

A popular destination for fishers, many of whom have holiday homes and shacks at the port or bay.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
14°C
Water
15°C
UV Rating
2 / 11

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Formal parking area
Camping
Toilets
Caravan park
Drinking water
Other facilities
Jetty
Boat ramp
Wednesday, 23 Jun 2:39

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.


Port Broughton, SA 5522
Length: 1.4km
General Hazard Rating: 1/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: sa0543
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