Nauset Beach Closed Temporarily after Shark Sighting

ORLEANS – Nauset Public Beach in Orleans was temporarily closed this afternoon after a great white shark sighting.

According to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app, the shark was spotted around 3 p.m. about 100 yards from shore at Trail 3 on Nauset Beach South. The shark was traveling north.

The beach was closed to swimming for an hour, pending any further sightings.

For the latest shark alerts, download the Sharktivity app.

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Brian Merchant grew up in Central Massachusetts and now lives in South Dennis on the Cape. He has been part of the news team in the CapeCod.com NewsCenter since the spring of 2014. He studied radio broadcasting at the University of Tennessee.



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