Binningup Beach - Beach in Parkfield Harvey WA - SLS Beachsafe

Binningup Beach WA

Binningup Beach is the name of a small beachfront settlement in the centre of a 22 km long beach that starts at The Cut at the mouth of the Leschenault Estuary and trends essentially due north to the small mouth of the Harvey River diversion drain, just below Myalup. The... Read more

Binningup Beach is the name of a small beachfront settlement in the centre of a 22 km long beach that starts at The Cut at the mouth of the Leschenault Estuary and trends essentially due north to the small mouth of the Harvey River diversion drain, just below Myalup. The straight beach receives waves averaging about 1 m for most of its length, which maintain a steep reflective beach. The entire beach is backed by moderately active 20-30 m high transgressive dunes, including blowouts and parabolics, extending up to 1 km inland, with vegetated dunes up to 1.5 km wide. The dunes are in turn backed by the 2 km wide Leschenault Estuary in the south and a swampy 1 km wide interbarrier depression for the remainder. The only access in the south is via the Buffalo Road around the top of the estuary to a 4WD track across the dunes, and in the north at Binningup. The Binningup Surf Life Saving Club, founded in 2002, is located at the settlement and patrols the beach on Sundays between November and March.The Binningup settlement extends for about 2 km through the dunes towards the northern end of the beach. The beach in this area has some outcrops of beachrock along and just offshore, resulting in a more crenulate shoreline. There is a large beachfront car park and boat launching area on a section of the beach partly protected by inshore reefs, while all the houses are located in behind the foredune. The 53.5 km of continuous sand between Myalup and Cape Bouvard is the longest beach (WA 771) in the southwest. The north-trending beach (WA 771A) commences at Myalup at the Harvey River diversion drain and trends almost due north for 32 km to the small Preston beach settlement (WA 771B), then another 7 km to the southern boundary of Yalgorup National Park, which occupies then next 7 km of shore (WA 771C), before the final 15 km which gently curves round Cape Bouvard (WA 771D). The beach terminates in the north at the first major beachrock outcrop located 1 km south of Tims Thicket.

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Binningup SLSC

Information

About

Parkfield, WA 6233

Length:
0.02km

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

Beach Key:
 wa0770

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Reefs
    Reefs
  • Rocks
    Rocks

Information Symbols

  • Formal parking area
  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Shops
  • Public phone
  • Caravan park
  • Boat ramp
  • Mobile Phone Coverage
  • Unspecified

Regulation Symbols

  • No Littering
  • Fires Prohibited
  • Dog Litter Must be Picked Up
  • Other

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 3:05 pm

Day 21°    Night 10°
18.8°C
Partly cloudy

Water Temperature  18°C


Swell


Wind


Wind: Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Tide

7 am
0.41m
5 am
0.37m
11 pm
0.82m

UV

Index: 9 (Very High)

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


Radar

128 km

radar helper

Weather

Wednesday 25, Oct

Day 21°    Night 11°
Shower or two

Swell


Wind


Wind: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Swell: Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tide

8 am
0.42m
10 am
0.38m

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 afternoon.
Swell: West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, 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 3:20 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 3:20 pm
Fri 27th 9 (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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