Laura Bay (east) - Beach in Laura Bay Ceduna SA - SLS Beachsafe

Laura Bay (east) SA

Laura Bay is a small semicircular south facing bay, 1 km wide at the mouth, widening to 2 km inside. It is very protected from ocean waves and usually calm conditions prevail at the three shelly beaches, each fronted by a few hundred metres wide sand and tidal flats, and... Read more

Laura Bay is a small semicircular south facing bay, 1 km wide at the mouth, widening to 2 km inside. It is very protected from ocean waves and usually calm conditions prevail at the three shelly beaches, each fronted by a few hundred metres wide sand and tidal flats, and bordered and backed by stands of low mangroves. Beach 1248 is a 700 m long low high tide beach fronted by 400 m wide sand flats, with mangroves fringing the western end.

Swimming

The most accessible and suitable beach for swimming is 1246, located immediately south of the Laura Bay water tank. The remainder are too shallow or more difficult to access.

Surfing

None.

Fishing

The several headlands are surrounded by slightly deeper water and seagrass meadows.

General

A reasonably accessible section of coast containing the small, low energy Laura Bay, the conservation park and a few more exposed small beaches.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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.

Information

About

Laura Bay, SA 5680

Length:
0.7km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 sa1248

Nearby beaches

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Drinking water
  • Other facilities

Marine Warnings

Sun, 24 Feb 11:31
Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers


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.

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