Albany Waterfront Marina

Albany is located 418 km southeast of Perth, in the Great Southern region. Find out about boating and marine facilities at the world-class waterfront marina, as well as coastal, tide and wave data.
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  • The bearing of the arrow indicates the direction of the sea and swell. The point of the arrow indicates the period of the sea and swell.

    Albany directional graph


  • The significant wave height is the average height of the highest one third of waves recorded. It is often the wave height reported by an experienced observer.

    Albany significant wave height graph

  • The coloured circles indicate the changes in sea and swell direction over time.

    Albany historical wave direction graph


  About Albany Waterfront Marina and boating guide

The Albany Waterfront Marina, is located in the heart of the Albany CBD at the Princess Royal Harbour Foreshore. It contains 70 floating boat pens for recreational use, 2 commercial charter pens, a service jetty, and a 2-lane boat ramp.

For more information, please download the fact sheets below.

MAC_G_Boating_Albany.pdf icon Albany boating guide Kb
MAC-PO-Albany-Emu-Point-CoC.pdf icon Albany Emu Point Boat Harbour code of conduct Kb
MAC-PO-Albany-Marina-CoC.pdf icon Albany Waterfront Marina code of conduct Kb
MAC_FS_Albany_Waterfront_Marina.pdf icon Albany Waterfront Marina (Fact sheet) Kb
MAC-P-AlbanyWaterfrontMarina_VAP.pdf icon Albany Waterfront Marina: Vessel accommodation plan Kb
MAC_G_ElectGasInsurance.pdf icon Electrical, gas and insurance requirements: Transport operated maritime facilities Kb
MAC_PO_LiveOnboard.pdf icon Live onboard policy Kb
MAC-G-Fees-MaritimeFacilities1819.pdf icon Maritime facilities: Schedule of marine fees and charges (2018/2019) Kb
MAC-G-Fees-MaritimeFacilitiesFAQ1819.pdf icon Maritime facilities: Schedule of marine fees and charges - Frequently Asked Questions (2018/2019) Kb
MAC-G-UseDoTJettyWharf1819.pdf icon Use of DoT service jetties and wharves (2018/2019) Kb
MAC_G_VesselAccommTypes1819.pdf icon Vessel accommodation types (2018/2019) Kb

  Mooring/pen availability and contacts

Boating pens promotion
Boating pens promotion

Boat pens are available at Department of Transports metropolitan and regional boating facilities providing a secure, convenient option to easily access your favourite boating destination.

The Department of Transport has vacant pens available in both metropolitan areas such as Fremantle and Two Rocks Marina, as well as regional areas including the Mid-West, Southwest and Great Southern.

Pens range in size from 8 to 25 metres. Having your own pen will provide you with a safe and convenient facility for your boat with secure access giving you more time on the water.

For information relating to fees and charges applying to pens, please refer to the Schedule of Maritime facilities fees and charges (2016/2017).

Wait lists

The Department of Transport manages boat harbours and other maritime facilities for small craft around the State. Vessel accommodation offered at each maritime facility is different, and may include pens, swing or pile moorings, or a mix of both. There will usually be different size pens or moorings available at each facility, catering for vessels from 6 metres upwards.

Vessel accommodation is always in high demand. Where the number of pens/moorings available is not sufficient to satisfy demand, the DoT maritime facility maintains a waiting list.

Facilities that may have a wait list

  • Bunbury, Casuarina Boat Harbour moorings.
  • Bunbury, Casuarina Boat Harbour pens.
  • Exmouth boating facility.
  • Fremantle Challenger Harbour.
  • Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour.
  • Geraldton boating facility.
  • Hillarys Boat Harbour.

Members of the public who wish to be considered for a long term (annual) vacancy in the pen/mooring system when one becomes available are able to put their name on the wait list.

Note:

A separate form is to be used for moorings in Mooring Control Areas (MCAs). Go to Mooring control area rules.

Wait list process

  1. If you would like to be on a wait list for a pen or mooring please contact us via the application form below.
  2. You will be assigned a wait list number. (example: CBH 001)
  3. Once a suitable pen/mooring is available, you will be contacted in writing by the Department. You will be given two-weeks to respond.
  4. If you do not respond within the 2 week period your name will automatically come off the wait list. You will need to re-apply to go on the wait list again.
  5. You will get a maximum of 2 offers within a year. If you decline both offers, your name will be removed from the wait list.
MAC_P_PenMoorings_BunburyCasuarinaBH_Waitlist.pdf icon Casuarina Bunbury Boat Harbour wait list Kb
MAC_F_ApplyPenMooringWaitlist.pdf icon How to apply for a pen or mooring wait list (application form) Kb

Need to come off the wait list?

If you are on a wait list, but have acquired a pen or mooring elsewhere, please notify the wait list facility and ask to have your name removed.

Mooring/pen contacts

Region Facility Office location Phone contact Email contact
Gascoyne Carnarvon Small Boat Harbour Department of Transport, Gascoyne, Harbour Road Carnarvon WA 6701 (08) 9941 8230 Email
Gascoyne Exmouth Boating Facility Department of Transport, 21 Maidstone Crescent Exmouth WA 6707 (08) 9216 8220 Email
Goldfields/Esperance Bandy Creek Boat Harbour, Esperance Department of Transport, Goldfields Esperance, Unit 4/35 Brookman Street Kalgoorlie WA 6430 (08) 9216 8099 Email
Great Southern Albany Waterfront Marina Department of Transport, Great Southern, Suite 2, 178 Stirling Terrace Albany WA 6330 (08) 9216 8520 Email
Great Southern Emu Point Boat Harbour, Albany   (08) 9216 8520 Email
Metropolitan Challenger Boat Harbour   (08) 9431 1020 Email
Metropolitan Two Rocks Marina Hillarys Boat Harbour, Level 1 Southside Drive Hillarys WA 6025 (08) 6241 5503 Email
Mid West Batavia Coast Marina, Geraldton   (08) 9216 8170 Email
Mid West Jurien Bay Boat Harbour Department of Transport, Mid West, 65 Chapman Road, Geraldton WA 6530 (08) 9216 8170 Email
Mid West Kalbarri Maritime Facility   (08) 9216 8170 Email
Southwest Augusta Boat Harbour Department of Transport, South West, 24 Wellington Street Bunbury WA 6231 (08) 9216 8200 Email
Southwest Casuarina Boat Harbour, Bunbury   (08) 9216 8200 Email

  Maritime facilities: fees and charges as of 1 July 2019

The following fees and charges will apply from the 1 July 2019.

MAC_G_Fees_MaritimeFacilities1920.pdf icon Maritime facilities: Schedule of marine fees and charges (2019/2020) Kb
MAC_G_Fees_MaritimeFacilitiesFAQ1920.pdf icon Maritime facilities: Schedule of marine fees and charges - Frequently Asked Questions (2019/2020) Kb
MAC_G_UseDoTJettyWharf1920.pdf icon Use of DoT service jetties and wharves (2019/2020) Kb
MAC_G_VesselAccommTypes1920.pdf icon Vessel accommodation types (2019/2020) Kb

  Albany Sea Search & Rescue Squad (VMR 610)

Opens in a new window Albany Sea Search and Rescue Squad
Street address Postal address Telephone Fax Email
PO Box 1031,
Albany WA 6331
(08) 9844 1005 (08) 9844 1767 Email

  Albany historical tide and wave data

Historical tide data

The table below shows the dates and times during which tide data was collected for Albany.

Note:

Time is presented according to the 24-hour clock.

Start year Start date Start time End year End date End time
1986 31 December 11:00 1987 27 June 06:00
1987 30 June 15:15 1987 18 September 02:30
1987 18 September 16:30 1988 1 January 12:00
1990 1 January 00:00 1990 31 December 23:45
1991 1 January 00:00 1991 31 December 23:45
1992 1 January 00:00 1992 31 December 23:45
1993 1 January 00:00 1993 31 December 23:45
1994 1 January 00:00 1994 4 January 11:15
1995 1 January 00:00 1995 20 July 09:45
1995 21 July 13:00 1995 31 December 23:45
1996 1 January 00:00 Present

Historical wave data

The table below shows the dates during which wave data was collected at various locations around Albany.

Legend: A = Analogue, D = Digital

Location No. Depth Latitude (S) Longitude (E) Installed Removed Format
15 13 metres 35° 01' 53" 117° 56' 31" 24/06/1981 12/09/1983 A
44 13 metres 35° 01' 54" 117° 56' 30" 25/07/2001 27/02/2002 D
50 60 metres 35° 11' 53" 117° 43' 19" 29/06/2005 D

  Boating guide

MAC_G_Boating_Albany.pdf icon Albany boating guide Kb

  About the weather information on this page

Department of Transport

This information is provided to the public subject to the Department of Transport's disclaimer, privacy, copyright and conditions of use policy

Bureau of Meteorology

Weather information is gathered from the Bureau of Meteorology website. The Bureau provides a 7-day forecast online.

Opens in a new window Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Check the weather before you go out on the water
Opens in a new window Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Terminology

  Tide predictions and resources

Find out about annual tide predictions at various locations along Western Australia's coast.

MAC_P_TidesComb2019.pdf icon 2019: Tide predictions by location (Western Australia) Kb
MAC_P_TidesComb2018.pdf icon 2018: Tide predictions by location (Western Australia) Kb
MAC_P_TidesComb2017.pdf icon 2017: Tide predictions by location (Western Australia) Kb
MAC_P_TidesComb2016.pdf icon 2016: Tide predictions by location (Western Australia) Kb
MAC_P_TidesComb2015.pdf icon 2015: Tide predictions by location (Western Australia) Kb
MAC_P_TidesComb2014.pdf icon 2014: Tide predictions by location (Western Australia) Kb

Bureau of Meteorology resources

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) offers a range of tide related information:

  • Interactive tide location map.
  • Sea Level Forecasts.
  • Sea Temperature Analysis.
  • The wind across Australia.

Please use the links below.

Opens in a new window Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Interactive tide map
Opens in a new window Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Sea temperature and currents
Opens in a new window Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Sea temperature analysis
Opens in a new window Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): The wind across Australia

  Facilities and features

 

Page last updated: Tue Jun 11 2019 2:55:52 PM