It's New Year's Day and in the afternoon the crowd peaks at over 40,000 people keen to wash away the hangover, but then every swimmer's greatest fear - a shark is spotted.
It's the hottest day there has ever been on Bondi as the temperature reaches 45.8 degrees. Tempers heat up as well and a fight erupts. A coupleare swept out half a kilometre out to sea after the wind increases.
A drunk woman vanishes in the water forcing the boys bring in the chopper to help find her.Terry has the most critical rescue of the season, which also brings back some emotional memories for him.
Jessie ends up meeting his match after he attempts to rescue a rat from the skate bowl. Lifeguards become detectives after a fightin the surf break. Harrie rescues a swimmer more than a kilometre out.
Some huge waves hit the beach and Bisho is forced to perform a dangerous cliff-face rescue. New trainee Taco finds himself in trouble.
Hoppo, Deano, Maxi, Jesse and Kerrbox make their way to South Australia to cage dive with sharks.
Chappo feels conflicted after he catches a young bag snatcher. Whippet and Reidy attempt to help a woman found face down and unconscious in the water.
Chappo and H-man help a 19-year-old German tourist before he goes to hospital after he's broken his back. Taco and Jess, have a difficult day in class as they struggle with their studies.
The Roosters NRL team end up going surfing with the lifeguards, but there is tragedy after one of the players runs over Yatesy on a rescue board, breaking his ribs and puncturing his lung.