Shark Sighting Forces Cape Cod Beach to Close to Swimming

Swimmers were ordered out of the water Thursday after a confirmed shark sighting at a Cape Cod beach. 

Nauset Light Beach in Eastham was closed to swimming until further notice by Cape Cod National Seashore officials after the sighting, according to the Sharktivity app.  

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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