Great White Spotted at Nauset Public Beach

ORLEANS – Nauset public beach was closed this morning after reports of shark activity.

According to the Atlantic white shark conservancy’s sharktivity app, a great white shark was seen by the spotter plane at the beach.

The shark was reported to be 60 yards offshore in front of the main lifeguard stand, traveling north. 

The beach was closed to swimming between 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.

The water was re-opened to swimming after no sightings of the shark were reported within the hour.

For the latest updates and shark alerts download the Sharktivity app.

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Luke Leitner grew up in Watertown Massachusetts and now lives in West Yarmouth on the Cape. He has been a part of the news team in the CapeCod.com News Center since the spring of 2019. He studied business communications at Western New England University.



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