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News and Alerts

23 June 2022

Shark ADVICE for Myalup Beach near Bunbury

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 23 June at 4:20pm

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have successfully removed the whale carcass from Myalup 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.

22 June 2022

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Leighton

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert update: 22 June at 1:40pm

Maintenance on the Leighton shark monitoring receiver has been completed and is 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.

19 June 2022

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Cove Surf Break in the Town of Cottesloe

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 19 June 2022 at 11:55am

Services have been restored to the Shark Warning System (tower) at the Cove Surf Break, Town of Cottesloe.

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 June 2022

Shark ADVICE for Jurien Bay in the Shire of Dandaragan

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert updated on Monday 13 June 2022 at 11:20am

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Fisheries Officers now advise the whale carcass that was at BEN sign DN404, Jurien Bay has now been removed.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department if 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. 

07 June 2022

Shark ADVICE for Normans Beach near Albany

Current Alerts and Warnings

Updated on Tuesday 7 June at 11:45am

Rangers from the City of Albany have inspected the area and the whale carcass is no longer in place at Normans Beach, east of Albany.

The beach has been reopened by the City of Albany.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department if 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. 

06 June 2022

Shark ADVICE for Mistaken Island near City of Albany

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a 7 metre whale carcass being reported 500 metres offshore within the waters of the mussel farm off of Mistaken Island in the City of Albany.

02 June 2022

Shark WARNING for Oyster Stacks near Exmouth

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark WARNING has been issued for Oyster Stacks in the Shire of Exmouth after a reported shark incident.

28 May 2022

Shark WARNING for Mainbreak Surfing Spot at Yallingup Beach

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark WARNING has been issued for Mainbreak Surfing Sport, Yallingup in the City of Busselton after a reported shark interaction.

20 May 2022

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 20 May at 9:20am

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. 

19 May 2022

Shark WARNING for Matilda Bay near Perth

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark WARNING has been issued for Matilda Bay, near Royal Perth Yacht Club in Perth after a reported shark interaction.