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News & Alerts

02 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Greenough River Mouth Beach near Geraldton

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 2 July at 2:15 pm

Officers from the City of Greater Geraldton have now removed the whale carcass from Greenough River Mouth 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.

28 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Cove Surf Break, Cottesloe

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 28 June at 1:45 pm

Services have been restored to the land-based Shark Warning System (tower) at Cove Surf Break, 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.

14 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Ocean Reef in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 2 July at 8:25 am

Services have been restored to the land-based Shark Warning System (tower) at Ocean Reef in the City of Joondalup. 

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 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Mullaloo North in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 10 June at 11:30 am

Services have been restored to the land-based Shark Warning System (tower) at Mullaloo North. 

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.

09 June 2024

Shark INCIDENT at Port Smith Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

UPDATE on 9 June at 9:45 am:

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) continues to work with local authorities to support the responses.

DPIRD officers will be conducting land-based patrols at Port Smith Beach and the surrounding area.

DPIRD recommends additional caution in the Port Smith Beach 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.

08 June 2024

Reported shark INCIDENT at Port Smith Beach near Broome

Current Alerts and Warnings

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently investigating a reported shark bite incident at Port Smith Beach in the Shire of Broome.

07 May 2024

Shark WARNING for Fourth Beach near Esperance

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 8 May at 10:20 am:

Officers from the Shire of Esperance have reopened beaches in the Fourth Beach area, following a reported shark interaction on 7 May.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development recommend additional caution in the Fourth Beach 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 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Bunker Bay in the City of Busselton

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 6 May at 10:48am

The system outage for the Bunker Bay Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receiver is back online.  The network is now fully operational. 

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 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for Ocean Beach Surfing Spot near Denmark Surf Life Saving Club

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 4 May at 5:17pm

Officers from the Shire of Denmark have advised that the whale carcass reported at Ocean Beach Surfing Spot is no longer in place.

The beach has been reopened by the Shire of Denmark.

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

04 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Mullaloo South in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 6 May at 10:45am

The system outage for the Mullaloo South Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receiver is back online.  The network is now fully operational. 

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.