Bowes River Mouth - Beach in Horrocks Northampton WA - SLS Beachsafe

Bowes River Mouth WA

The steep beach (WA 1105) consists of an exposed 400 m long section of sand bordered by the platform-fronted beaches to either side together with some calcarenite outcrops along and off the beach. Waves average about 1.5 m resulting in a 50 m wide surf zone dominated by two permanent... Read more

The steep beach (WA 1105) consists of an exposed 400 m long section of sand bordered by the platform-fronted beaches to either side together with some calcarenite outcrops along and off the beach. Waves average about 1.5 m resulting in a 50 m wide surf zone dominated by two permanent rips with some good beach and reef breaks to either side of the river mouth.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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Information

About

Horrocks, WA 6535

Length:
0.4km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
7/10 (Highly hazardous)

Beach Key:
 wa1105

Nearby beaches

Hazards

  • Strong Currents
    Strong Currents

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Government of Western Australia

Marine Warnings

Thu, 27 Jun 16:00
Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia

Thu, 27 Jun 14:19
Warning to Sheep Graziers


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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