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From Surf Life Saving Australia:
Taking a road trip up the coast? on holiday? or just looking for a safe beach to swim at? - with Beachsafe's unrivalled coverage of Australian beaches (Approx 12,000 of them) you can find the nearest beaches to you in seconds!Users of the Beachsafe app can access detailed information about Australia's approx 12,000 beaches including weather and forecast's, tide, swell, water temperature, service patrol periods, Lifesaving Clubs, regulatory and hazard information! In some States you can even view real-time, on the day hazard and beach status information when lifesavers are on duty! This is available on summer weekends for most of the major beaches along the coastline where a Surf Life Saving service is present. App Features Use the star icon to save your favourite beaches into the 'My Beaches' section for quick and easy reference. Important Beach safety information for visitors to Australian beaches Beaches near me (using GPS) Search for beaches Search for a town, city or region and find the nearest beaches in that area Use the feedback icon to send your feedback directly to SLSA Beach Information Display if the beach is patrolled or unpatrolled and show this weeks patrol information Detailed weather showing the current temp and also a weekly forecast Water temperature Swell forecast graph including height and direction Tide times UV Index Potential hazards you may encounter Detailed patrol times (if patrolled) Detailed information about the beach itself including swimming, surfing and fishing descriptions Get instant directions to the beach from your current location Display of real time hazards and beach status information when lifesavers are present The app, which was produced in conjunction with the beach safety website - beachsafe.org.au (m.beachsafe.org.au on mobile and smartphones) is aimed primarily at tourists and visitors to unfamiliar parts of Australia but can be used by anyone to check beach information and conditions.Visitors to the beach can now make educated decisions about swimming, surfing, rock-fishing and diving based upon the information supplied.With a direct link between the app and Surf Life Saving Australia's nationwide network of surf club managed databases, users of this app can be assured that the patrol information and beach safety warnings are totally up-to-date. If you find yourself in a new area that you are not familiar with, then you can utilise this app's location aware features to identify all the nearby beaches or alternatively, simply enter a place or beach name in the search window and the app will return results filtered in order by distance. If you find this app useful and you wish to help support Surf Life Saving Australia and our 140,000 volunteers (we are funded entirely by charitable donations) then please click on the "More" tab within the app where you will find options for donating.Be safe at the beach, get Beachsafe.