Horrocks beach (WA 1107) is sheltered curving 2.5 km long beach which has formed to the lee of a 5 km long attached northwest-trending reef, with the beach curving to the north to form a lagoon which widens to 500 m (Fig. 4.273). Waves break heavily on the reef where they produce a heavy lefthand surf break, with low wave to calm conditions at the shore and a reflective beach. A gap in the reef towards the northern end of the beach is used by the fishing boats and also permits low waves to reach the shore along the northern section. The town backs the southern end of the beach, with vegetated foredunes to the north grading into active transgressive dunes.
Beach Length: 2.5km
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