Woman dies after being caught in rip

Broome Advertiser
Gantheaume Point, Broome, at sunrise.
Camera IconGantheaume Point, Broome, at sunrise. Credit: Tourism Western Australia

A young woman has died after being caught in a rip while swimming off Gantheaume Point.

It was understood she was swimming in the area on Saturday afternoon around 3:30pm when she began to be sent out to sea in a rip.

Onlookers and Broome Volunteer Sea Rescue brought her to shore but efforts to revive her were unsuccessful.

Get the latest news from thewest.com.au in your inbox.

Sign up for our emails