Israelite Bay, Western Australia

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Israelite Bay (33°36′36″S 123°52′34″E / 33.61°S 123.876°E / -33.61; 123.876, postcode: 6452) is a bay and locality on the south coast of Western Australia - frequently mentioned in Bureau of Meteorology weather reports as a geographical marker – it does not have a climate record.

Situated in the Shire of Esperance local government area, it lies east of Esperance - and where the western end of the Great Australian Bight commences.

It was the site of a significant telegraph station in the early 1900s.[1][2]

The eastern island group of the Recherche Archipelago is near Israelite Bay.[3]


  1. ^ Campbell, R. McK. (1995). Israelite Bay Post Office and Telegraph Station. Perth, W.A.: National Trust. 
  2. ^ Considine, Phil Griffiths (September 2004). "Israelite Bay Post and Telegraph Station : a ruin stabilised". Trust News. National Trust of Australia (W.A.): 10–12. 
  3. ^ "Archipelago of the Recherche" (PDF). Environmental Defenders Office Western Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2008. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Esperance Council (1984) Israelite Bay management plan. Esperance, W.A : Esperance Shire Council

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