Wedge Island - WA

  Populated Place

Position

DEG: -30.821102 115.190575
DMS: 30º 49' 15.97" S 115º 11' 26.07" E
UTM: 50 J 6588824mN 326926mE
Altitude: 0m

Description

Place Type

Population - Populated Place

Location

140.71kms NorthWest of Perth - Driving 166 km (2 hours 11 mins)

Address & Contact

Wedge Island WA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Wedge Island is a coastal settlement between Lancelin and Cervantes located 160 kilometres north of Perth and is the site of about 360 shacks used as holiday homes to many Perth families. The area represents coastal sand dunes and bush land with beaches accessible to vehicles.

Wedge used to be quite difficult to reach but has recently been 'opened up' by the advent of the new Indian Ocean Drive road. The beach is hard but should be accessed by 4WD vehicles only. Wedge Island is visited by numerous four wheel drive tour buses from the city showing visitors the some of the best coastal stretches of WA.

Like Grey to the north, Wedge was slated to become a managed recreational site (see http://www.dec.wa.gov.au/pdf/nature/management/nambung_np_amend_11-03.pdf) but appears to have successfully the State government plans.
PlaceID78676
iMapPlot Reference Image

Map

Working on it...

Get Traveller App Get the ExplorOz Traveller App to download all ExplorOz Places for navigational use on your tablet, phone, iPad or laptop.
Download Place
Use this download for GPX, Hema Navigator and OziExplorer. Geo data only no map included.

TrekNotes Near This Place (1)

Wildflowers

Weather

Closest Weather Station

Lancelin at 25/09:00am WST
Distance from Wedge Island 25.45km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
23.6°C25.8°C76%19.1°C1015.3hPa0.0mmSSE6km/hr
3knots
km/hr
knots

Closest Climatic Station

Lancelin
Distance from Wedge Island 25.45km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.129.928.525.522.720.219.219.320.522.524.827.3
Mean Min. °C17.618.116.714.512.510.89.99.910.511.914.116.2
Mean Rain mm8.812.314.330.683.5121.0121.190.856.028.921.38.4

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to post here.



Registration is free and takes only seconds to complete!
Loading...
Add Photos & Files
Alert Admin Open in Traveller App

Popular Content

Popular Products (13)