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News & Alerts

21 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Garden Island

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

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

Alert level:

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

Alert level:

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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18 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Kalbarri

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 18 July at 11:00 am

Officers from the Shire of Northampton have inspected the area where the injured whale was located at Jakes Corner and have advised that it is no longer in place.

The beach has been reopened and shark warning signs have been removed by the Shire of Northampton.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

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.

16 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Albany Waterfront Marina

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued due to the presence of a large amount of fish offal alongside the service jetty in the Albany Waterfront Marina. 

08 July 2024

Reported shark INCIDENT at Fourteen Mile Camp Beach, near Coral Bay

Current Alerts and Warnings

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently investigating a reported shark bite incident at Fourteen Mile Camp Beach, near Coral Bay in the Shire of Carnarvon.

08 July 2024

Shark INCIDENT at Fourteen Mile Camp Beach near Coral Bay

Current Alerts and Warnings

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently coordinating the response for a shark incident at Fourteen Mile Camp Beach near Coral Bay in the Shire of Carnarvon.

Situation:

  • A male was spearfishing when he was bitten by an unknown species of shark at Fourteen Mile Camp Beach which was reported at 11:18 am on 8 July 2024.
08 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Point Cloates near Coral Bay

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a whale carcass being reported at Point Cloates, near Coral Bay in the Shire of Exmouth.

05 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Rossiter Bay near Esperance

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 5 July at 12:55 pm

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

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.

05 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 5 July at 5:10 pm

The system outage for the Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receivers are back online.

The shark monitoring receivers located at 3.5 km off Trigg, Swanbourne and Garden Island remain offline and require further onsite maintenance to restore service to these receivers.

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.