Cape Cod

2 Cape Cod Beaches Closed to Swimmers After Shark Sightings

Two Cape Cod beaches were closed to swimmers after great white sharks were spotted near shore Thursday morning.

The first sighting was reported at Marconi Beach shortly before 11:40 a.m., according to the Sharktivity app. 

On Tuesday, two sharks were spotted about a mile away from Marconi Beach. Swimmers were urged to use caution and stay in the shallow water.

A second shark sighting was reported Thursday around 1:20 p.m., when a great white was seen about 50 yards off Nauset Public Beach.

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