Ratcliffe Bay (1) - Beach in Ocean Beach Denmark WA - SLS Beachsafe

Ratcliffe Bay (1) WA

A 200 m long calcarenite headland separates beach WA 441 from WA 442, which is a curving 150 m long strip of high tide sand located in a gap between two headlands. High waves break across a bar 200 m off the beach then a beachrock reef, with a strong... Read more

A 200 m long calcarenite headland separates beach WA 441 from WA 442, which is a curving 150 m long strip of high tide sand located in a gap between two headlands. High waves break across a bar 200 m off the beach then a beachrock reef, with a strong permanent rip draining out from the centre of the small beach. It is backed by partly exposed calcarenite bluffs rising to 40 m.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Ocean Beach, WA 6333

Length:
0.15km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
8/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach Key:
 wa0442

Nearby beaches

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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