Shark Activity Closes Several Outer Cape Beaches Temporarily on Saturday

ORLEANS – Several Outer Cape Beaches were temporarily closed yesterday due to shark activity.

According to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app, there was a confirmed predation off Nauset Public Beach in Orleans just before 10 a.m.

The closure of Nauset Beach was extended to 11:30 a.m. after another sighting north of Trail 3 at Nauset South.

Race Point Beach in Provincetown was closed for an hour after the Cape Cod National Seashore confirmed a sighting around 11:30 a.m.

Lifeguards confirmed a white shark sighting just after noon at Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, closing the beach until 1:15 p.m.

And a temporary no swimming order was issued by national seashore officials at Head of the Meadow Beach in North Truro after a sighting in the afternoon.

For the latest shark alerts, download the Sharktivity app.

About Brian Merchant

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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