Swimmer Shark activity map
Sea Sense

Switch on your Sea Sense.
Read more

Alerts

Latest shark advice and warnings.
Read More

Light ray Light ray Light ray Light ray Light ray Light ray Light ray
Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles Bubbles

News and Alerts

31 December 2020

Shark WARNING for Mullaloo Beach in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark WARNING has been issued for the Mullaloo Beach and Three Mile Reef in the Marmion Marine Park after an increased number of reported shark detections.

24 December 2020

Shark ADVICE for Yeagarup Beach near Windy Harbour

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 24 December at 08:50 am.

Officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have inspected Yeagarup Beach and the whale carcass is no longer present 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.

11 December 2020

Shark WARNING for Perth Metropolitan Beaches

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 11 December at 4:45pm 

Officers from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) continue to monitor the level of shark sightings and tagged shark detections.  

Water users including recreational abalone fishers are reminded to take additional caution along Perth Metropolitan Beaches and to adhere to local beach closures.

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.

11 December 2020

Shark WARNING for Cable Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 11th December 2020 at 3:00pm

Fisheries officers from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will now resume routine operational patrols within the Cable Beach area on Saturday 12th December.  

DPIRD recommends additional caution at Cable Beach and the surrounding 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.

04 December 2020

Shark WARNING for Meelup Beach

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark WARNING has been issued for the Meelup Beach area after an increased number of tagged shark detections.

23 November 2020

Shark INCIDENT for Cable Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 24th November 2020 at 1:15pm

Fisheries officers from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will now resume routine operational patrols within the Cable Beach area.  

DPIRD recommends additional caution at Cable Beach and the surrounding 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 November 2020

Possible shark INCIDENT at Cable Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) are currently investigating a possible shark bite incident at Cable Beach in the Broome.

04 November 2020

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 04/11/2020 at 5:20PM:  

The system outage for the Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receivers are back on line. The Shark Notification System is fully operational again.

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.

03 November 2020

Shark WARNING for Floreat Beach to Cottesloe Beach

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark WARNING has been issued from Floreat Beach to Cottesloe Beach after an increased number of tagged shark detections.

01 November 2020

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 01/11/2020 at 2:41PM:  

The system outage for the Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receivers are back on line. The Shark Notification System is fully operational again.

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.