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News and Alerts

09 August 2022

Shark ADVICE for Binningup north of Bunbury in the Shire of Harvey

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 9 August at 12:20pm

Staff from the Shire of Harvey have inspected the area near The Weed Banks surfing spot, Binningup and have advised that the turtle carcass is no longer in place.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the turtle carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the 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.

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21 March 2022

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Ocean Reef

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

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

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02 August 2022

Shark ADVICE for Turtle Bay in Abrolhos Islands

Current Alerts and Warnings

Updated 2 August 2022 at 9:25am

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have advised the whale carcass that was located at Turtle Bay in Abrolhos Islands is no longer on the beach.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the whale carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the 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.

01 August 2022

Shark ADVICE for Little Bay in Shire of Northampton

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 1 August 2022 at 11:11am

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Fisheries Officers have advised the whale carcass that was located at Little Bay, south of Gregory in the Shire of Northampton is no longer in place.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the whale carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the 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.

18 July 2022

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

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 18 July 2022 at 3:30pm

Services have now been restored to the 3.5km off Trigg Shark Monitoring Network receiver.

The shark monitoring receiver at Ocean Reef remains offline.

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.

13 July 2022

Shark ADVICE for Windy Harbour in the Shire of Manjimup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 13 July at 2:40pm

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have advised the juvenile whale carcass east of the Windy Harbour settlement in the Shire of Manjimup is no longer in place.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the whale carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the 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.

12 July 2022

Shark ADVICE for Carnac Island near Fremantle

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 12 July at 9:15am

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have successfully removed the sea lion carcass from Carnac Island.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the sea lion carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the 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.

10 July 2022

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 10 July 2022 at 12:05pm

Services have been restored to the Shark Monitoring Network.

The shark monitoring receivers located at 3.5km off Trigg and Ocean Reef remain offline. 

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. 

04 July 2022

Shark ADVICE for Cowaramup Bay Boat Ramp, Gracetown in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a confirmed shark sighting at Cowaramup Bay Boat Ramp, Gracetown in the Shire of Augusta - Margaret River.

01 July 2022

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Esperance

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 1 July at 11:55am

Upgrades to the Esperance shark monitoring receivers have been completed and are now operational. The Ocean Reef and 3.5km off Trigg receivers remain offline.

Switch on you 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.