Chatham Beach Closes Due to Man O’ War Sighting

Portuguese Man O’ war

CHATHAM – A Chatham beach saw closures this afternoon following similar incidents this past weekend due to a number of Man O’ War found washed ashore.

Chatham officials closed Harding’s Beach to swimming until 1:30 today due to two reported man o’ war.

The closing follows other beach shutdowns that occurred Saturday and Sunday at Harding’s Beach and Ridgevale Beach.

Officials urge beachgoers to listen to lifeguard instructions and adhere to any “No Swimming” signage at town beaches.

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Grady Culhane is a Cape Cod native currently living in Eastham. He studied media communications at Cape Cod Community College and joined the News Center in 2019.
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