Shark ADVICE for Peppermint Grove Beach, near CapelCurrent Alerts and Warnings
Update Sunday 6 October at 2.40pm.
Officers from the departments of Primary Industries and Regional Development and Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have carried out an on-water patrol of the area where a whale carcass was reported offshore from Peppermint Grove Beach, near Capel and south of Bunbury, but have been unable to locate it.
An SLSWA helicopter patrol over the same area has also not been able to sight the reported carcass.
In the meantime, the we urge water users to apply additional caution in the Peppermint Grove Beach area and we ask people to report any new sightings of this or other whale carcasses or sharks.
Whale carcass and shark sightings should be reported to Water Police on 9442 8600.