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

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Hazards

  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

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Government of Western Australia

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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