Floreat Beach

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Floreat Beach is in Western Australia, located off West Coast Highway, directly next to City Beach.

The beach's southern extremity is a groyne[1][2] and continues north past a drain pipe until Hale Road dog beach.[3] In front of the beach area near the groyne there is a carpark, boardwalk, grassed area, and cycle path. The groyne has a seasonally occurring sand-bar that forms a left breaking wave that is popular with bodyboarders and surfers.[4]

The beach neighbours City Beach, which in season has surf life savers. It is between this beach and City beach that undersea cables are positioned.[5]

Floreat Beach is located in the foreshore area.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hunter, K. G. Sand dune reclamation research trials : Floreat Beach [Perth] : City of Perth, Parks and Recreations Department, [1976]
  2. ^ Western Australia. Dept. of Transport. Maritime Division. Floreat Beach : coastal processes and options for coastal management : a report to the Town of Cambridge by the Maritime Division, Department of Transport, WA with the assistance of Grant Ryan, Tremarfon Pty Ltd. Fremantle, W.A. : The Dept., 1996.
  3. ^ Floreat Beach upgrade underway .Major renovations to the kiosk and upgrading of public facilities to begin. Town of Cambridge news, Winter 2000, p. 1,
  4. ^ http://www.wannasurf.com/spot/Australia_Pacific/Australia/WA/Perth_City/floreat_groyne/index.html
  5. ^ Cable links Floreat beach to the world .Details of Telstra's optical fibre cable system (SEA-ME-WE 3) - cable laying at Floreat and City Beach. Subiaco post, 16–17 May 1998, p.17

Coordinates: 31°55′49.80″S 115°45′18.25″E / 31.9305000°S 115.7550694°E / -31.9305000; 115.7550694