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14 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Ocean Reef in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued for Ocean Reef water users, due to a technical fault affecting the land-based shark warning system (tower) at Ocean Reef in the City of Joondalup.

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14 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for Cordinup Beach (East) near West of Bremer Bay

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A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a whale carcass being reported at Cordinup Beach (East), West of Bremer Bay in the City of Albany.

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21 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Garden Island

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued for Rockingham water users, due to a partial outage in the Shark Monitoring Network at Garden Island.

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01 April 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Swanbourne

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued for Swanbourne water users, due to a partial outage in the Shark Monitoring Network at Swanbourne.

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05 March 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – 3.5 km off Trigg

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued for Perth metropolitan water users, due to a partial outage in the Shark Monitoring Network at 3.5 km off Trigg. 

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10 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Mullaloo North in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 10 June at 11:30 am

Services have been restored to the land-based Shark Warning System (tower) at Mullaloo North. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

09 June 2024

Shark INCIDENT at Port Smith Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

UPDATE on 9 June at 9:45 am:

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) continues to work with local authorities to support the responses.

DPIRD officers will be conducting land-based patrols at Port Smith Beach and the surrounding area.

DPIRD recommends additional caution in the Port Smith Beach area

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

08 June 2024

Reported shark INCIDENT at Port Smith Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently investigating a reported shark bite incident at Port Smith Beach in the Shire of Broome.

07 May 2024

Shark WARNING for Fourth Beach near Esperance

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 8 May at 10:20 am:

Officers from the Shire of Esperance have reopened beaches in the Fourth Beach area, following a reported shark interaction on 7 May.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development recommend additional caution in the Fourth Beach area. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

 

05 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Bunker Bay in the City of Busselton

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 6 May at 10:48am

The system outage for the Bunker Bay Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receiver is back online.  The network is now fully operational. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.