Wedge Island

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Wedge Island beach (WA 936) commences at the foreland and trends due north for 4 km to an intertidal outcrop of calcarenite. The continuous sandy beach is composed of fine carbonate sands and has a low gradient, with a low tide terrace to the lee of the southern reefs, while... Read more

Wedge Island beach (WA 936) commences at the foreland and trends due north for 4 km to an intertidal outcrop of calcarenite. The continuous sandy beach is composed of fine carbonate sands and has a low gradient, with a low tide terrace to the lee of the southern reefs, while wave height increases sufficiently by the northern end to maintain a 50 m wide bar cut by rips during and following periods of higher waves. The Wedge Island shack community used to cover much of the foreland, with fishing boats moored off the southern end of the beach. The beach is backed initially by the vegetated old shack area, then by an active sand sheet that extends 3 km to the north and 1-2 km inland.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

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27°C
Water
24°C
UV Rating
12 / 11

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Saturday, 22 Jan 9:32

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Wedge Island, WA 6044
Length: 4km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: wa0936
Government of Western Australia

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