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Shark Sighting Closes Marconi Beach to Swimming for 1 Hour

A shark was spotted Tuesday afternoon at a Cape Cod beach, prompting authorities to temporarily order swimmers from the water.

The shark sighting near Marconi Beach came at about 2:30 p.m. Cape Cod National Seashore issued the no swimming order through 3:30 p.m.

Sharks have been sighted off Cape Cod over 200 times this year, according to the app. 

Cape Cod Shark Sightings

All the sharks spotted on or near the cape in the summer of 2019.

Last updated: Aug. 21, 2019
Data from The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. Download their Sharktivity app here.

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