Golden Gate Beach - Beach in West Cape Howe Albany WA - SLS Beachsafe

Golden Gate Beach WA

Golden Gate Beach (WA 432) is a 200 m long strip of sand located at the based of 50 m high densely vegetated slopes and bordered by rounded granite, capped by calcarenite. It receives waves averaging about 2 m, which break across a 100 m wide surf zone, with rocks... Read more

Golden Gate Beach (WA 432) is a 200 m long strip of sand located at the based of 50 m high densely vegetated slopes and bordered by rounded granite, capped by calcarenite. It receives waves averaging about 2 m, which break across a 100 m wide surf zone, with rocks littering the beach and inner surf. A strong permanent rips runs out against the sloping western granite rocks. A 4 WD track called the ‘Golden Road’ reaches the top of the beach.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

West Cape Howe, WA 6330

Length:
0.2km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
9/10 (Extremely hazardous)

Beach Key:
 wa0432

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Shark Alert

For shark sightings call Water Police on 9442 8600

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Government of Western Australia

Weather

Tuesday 20, Nov 3:30 am

Day 16°    Night 11°
15°C
Shower or two

Water Temperature  17°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots east of Albany in the late afternoon. Winds turning southerly in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tide

9 am
0.57m
3 am
0.33m
9 pm
0.82m
2 pm
0.34m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 21, Nov

Day 17°    Night 13°
Cloudy

Wind


Wind: Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy.

Tide

9 am
0.56m
4 am
0.26m
9 pm
0.88m
2 pm
0.35m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm


Weather

Tue 20, Nov to Tue 27, Nov


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tide


UV

Tue 20th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm
Wed 21st 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm
Thu 22nd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm
Fri 23rd 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 7:50 am to 3:50 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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