Why is 'cornflake' seaweed piling up on Port Macquarie beaches?

Emily Walker
Ben Carr
Updated November 30 2023 - 4:17pm, first published 10:00am
A surfer rides a wave at Flynns Beach on Tuesday, November 28. Port Macquarie beachgoers have noticed a rise in red-coloured seaweed. Picture by Emily Walker
A surfer rides a wave at Flynns Beach on Tuesday, November 28. Port Macquarie beachgoers have noticed a rise in red-coloured seaweed. Picture by Emily Walker

If you've dipped your toe in at Flynns or Shelly Beach recently you would have noticed the growing amount of red-coloured seaweed in the water.

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Emily Walker

Emily Walker

Journalist

Reporter at Macleay Argus and Port Macquarie News.

Ben Carr

Ben Carr

Journalist

Starting out as a reporter in Lightning Ridge in 2005, I returned to journalism in 2023 after 15 years spent in event production and technical services. Passionate about community news, contact me on ben.carr@austcommunitymedia.com.au or ph: 0484 524 000

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