Leighton Beach - Beach in North Fremantle Fremantle WA - SLS Beachsafe

Leighton Beach WA

Leighton Beach (WA 836) is a popular beach for people living south of the river. It is the home of the Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club and covers a 1.5 km stretch of coastline. The northern section is also called Mosman Beach. Waves average about 1 m and occasional rips... Read more

Leighton Beach (WA 836) is a popular beach for people living south of the river. It is the home of the Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club and covers a 1.5 km stretch of coastline. The northern section is also called Mosman Beach. Waves average about 1 m and occasional rips continue up to the rocks at Mosmans. There are beach breaks along here during higher swell.During the winter months Leighton and the surrounding area is popular among kite surfers. The northern section is home to a dog beach and is a popular section to snorkel during summer.The Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club has been patrolling Leighton beach since 1935, and also maintains the annex and patrol tower overlooking Port Beach.A separate Port Surf Life Saving Club operated at Port Beach between 1958 and 1976, when it was amalgamated with Fremantle SLSC, with the watchtower continuing to provide lifesaving services.Leighton Beach has a large car park around the surf club, which is flanked by a kiosk and changing rooms, with more car parks north of the surf club.

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Fremantle SLSC

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Information

About

North Fremantle, WA 6159

Length:
1.5km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
4/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 wa0836

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

Information Symbols

  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Showers
  • Kiosk
  • Park
  • BBQ
  • Cafe

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Government of Western Australia

Weather

Wednesday 22, Feb 5:46 am

Day 25°    Night 13°
14.5°C
Cloud clearing

Water Temperature  22°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tide

4 am
0.55m
7 pm
1.04m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:20 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Thursday 23, Feb

Day 29°    Night 15°
Sunny

Swell


Wind


Wind: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Tide

4 am
0.53m
7 pm
1.07m

UV

Index: 12 (Extreme)

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:30 pm


Weather

Wed 22, Feb to Wed 01, Mar


Swell


Wind


Wind: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly during the afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.

Tide


UV

Wed 22nd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:30 pm
Thu 23rd 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:30 pm
Fri 24th 13 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:30 pm
Sat 25th 12 (Extreme) Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:20 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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