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

Mon

23/10

Tue

24/10

Wed

25/10

Thu

26/10

Fri

27/10

Sat

28/10

Sun

29/10

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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

Shark Alert

For shark sightings call Water Police on 9442 8600

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Government of Western Australia

Marine Warnings

Tue, 24 Oct 10:00
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia

Tue, 24 Oct 03:03
Fire Weather Warning

Weather

Tuesday 24, Oct 3:16 pm

Day 22°    Night 14°
19.5°C
Cloud clearing

Water Temperature  18°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

6 am
0.55m
10 pm
0.98m

UV

Index: 10 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:30 pm


Radar

128 km

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Weather

Wednesday 25, Oct

Day 22°    Night 13°
Possible shower

Swell


Wind


Wind: Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tide

11 pm
0.96m
12 pm
0.58m

UV

Index: 9 (Very High)

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:30 pm


Weather

Tue 24, Oct to Tue 31, Oct


Swell


Wind


Wind: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tide


UV

Tue 24th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:30 pm
Wed 25th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:30 pm
Thu 26th 9 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:30 pm
Fri 27th 10 (Very High) Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 3:30 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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