Middleton Beach - Beach in Collingwood Park Albany WA - SLS Beachsafe

Middleton Beach WA

Middleton Beach (WA 399) is the main beach for the Albany, a city of 33 000 people. The city is located on the protected shores of King George Sound, with the main anchorage inside the almost landlocked tributary Princess Royal Harbour. The Sound is 5 km wide at the entrance,... Read more

Middleton Beach (WA 399) is the main beach for the Albany, a city of 33 000 people. The city is located on the protected shores of King George Sound, with the main anchorage inside the almost landlocked tributary Princess Royal Harbour. The Sound is 5 km wide at the entrance, with Middleton Beach located 10 km inside the entrance in the northwest corner.The beach is 4 km long, faces the southeast and receives low refracted waves. Sandy Emu Point forms the northern boundary and granite Wooding Point, capped by 100 m high Mount Adelaide, the southern boundary. Waves are usually 1 m or less and maintain a low energy beach fronted by a continuous shallow bar, usually free of rips.The southern end is called Middleton Beach, which is an eastern suburb of Albany and site of the Albany Surf Life Saving Club. The Surf Club, which was established in 1956, is located in a grassy foreshore reserve, and has recently redeveloped their club house facility.The well laid out reserve also provides parking, a kiosk and other amenities. In the southern corner, called Ellen Cove, is a wooden walkway that runs out past the jetty to Wooding Point. The small jetty is popular with swimmers and fishers. Right behind the reserve is a resort hotel and shopping centre, with a caravan park just up the beach. The beach is backed by a 500 m wide foredune ridge plain which has been largely developed. The central section is occupied by Albany golf course, with the northern half called Emu Beach, which has a large caravan park and the northern suburb of Emu Point. The point forms the boundary between Oyster Harbour and the Sound, with a narrow inlet linking the two.

Swimming

This is a relatively safe beach with waves averaging 1 m and less, with surf breaking across a shallow bar usually free of rips. There is deep water and tidal currents in Emu Point inlet off beach WA 398.

Surfing

Usually just a low beach break

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Albany SLSC

Mon

10/12

Tue

11/12

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12/12

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13/12

Fri

14/12

Sat

15/12

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16/12

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13:00 - 16:00

09:00 - 16:00

Middleton Beach (Lifeguards)

Information

About

Collingwood Park, WA 6330

Length:
0km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 wa0399

Nearby beaches

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Dressing shed
  • Showers
  • Shops
  • Public phone
  • Park
  • BBQ
  • Picnic
  • Shade
  • Shelters
  • Playground
  • Caravan park
  • Cafe
  • Bike path
  • Lookout
  • Natural shade
  • Artificial shade
  • Power supply
  • Mobile Phone Coverage
  • Bus

Regulation Symbols

  • Bicycles Allowed
  • No Vehicles
  • No Cats or Dogs
  • Camping Prohibited
  • No Dogs Allowed
  • Dog Litter Must be Picked Up
  • No Firearms
  • Dogs Allowed off Leash
  • Surfcraft Prohibited
  • No Golf
  • Vessels Prohibited
  • No Alcohol
  • No Horses
  • Water Skiing Prohibited
  • No Trailbikes

Shark Alert

For shark sightings call Water Police on 9442 8600

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Government of Western Australia

Weather

Tuesday 11, Dec 12:37 am

Day 22°    Night 14°
18.5°C
Late shower or two

Water Temperature  17°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

8 am
0.38m
11 pm
1.04m
2 pm
0.45m

UV

Index: 13 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 12, Dec

Day 17°    Night 14°
Possible morning shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

8 am
0.41m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm


Weather

Tue 11, Dec to Tue 18, Dec


Swell


Wind


Wind: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide


UV

Tue 11th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:10 pm
Wed 12th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm
Thu 13th 14 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri 14th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 7:40 am to 4:20 pm

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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