Silverstrand Beach

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Silverstrand Beach

The Silverstrand Beach (Chinese: 銀線灣) is small narrow beach located in Clear Water Bay Peninsula, Sai Kung, Hong Kong.

Management[edit]

Like many other beaches in Hong Kong, it is managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. A wide range of facilities are available, including carparking facilities, refreshment kiosks, barbecue pits, changing rooms and shower facilities. Life guard and first aid service hours are 9am-6pm April to October and 8am-7pm on weekends and on public holidays from June to August.[1]

Water quality[edit]

The Silverstrand Beach, is currently graded as one of the Grade 2 water quality beaches in Hong Kong by the Environmental Protection Department.[2]

Shark attack[edit]

There have been two fatal shark attacks on record at Silverstrand beach:

  • 11 June 1993, 60-year-old man Kwong Guang-Hing (鄺廣興) lost his right arm and left leg and succumbed to his injuries.
  • 8 June 1991, 65-year-old woman Leung Kam-Ho (梁金好) was bitten on her right leg and waist and died.[3]

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Coordinates: 22°19′23″N 114°16′19″E / 22.32292°N 114.27202°E / 22.32292; 114.27202