Gnoocardup Beach (2) - Beach in Burnside Augusta-Margaret River WA - SLS Beachsafe

Gnoocardup Beach (2) WA

Gnoocardup Beach commences 400 m north of the springs and consists of two parts (WA 671 & 672) (Fig. 4.138). Beach WA 671 occupies the first 200 m, extending north from the end of the longer rocky section to a small rock outcrop. Waves average about 1.5 m and break... Read more

Gnoocardup Beach commences 400 m north of the springs and consists of two parts (WA 671 & 672) (Fig. 4.138). Beach WA 671 occupies the first 200 m, extending north from the end of the longer rocky section to a small rock outcrop. Waves average about 1.5 m and break over a mixture of inshore reefs and sandy seabed drained by a permanent central rip. The main 4 WD access track descends part way down the 70 m high vegetated slopes behind the beach, with spurs off to the south and north to the main beach. Beach WA 672 is the main Gnoocardup Beach and consists of a 750 m long sandy beach backed by several active blowouts extending 300 m up the backing slopes and climbing to 50 m. The beach is fronted by either continuous inshore or shoreline rocks and reefs, which lower waves at the shore to about 1 m.

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Information

About

Burnside, WA 6285

Length:
0.75km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach Key:
 wa0672

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Hazards

  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

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Marine Warnings

Fri, 18 Jan 14:07
Fire Weather Warning

Fri, 18 Jan 10:00
Marine Wind Warning Summary for 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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