Cape Cod Beaches Closed to Swimmers After Shark Sightings - NECN

Cape Cod Beaches Closed to Swimmers After Shark Sightings

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    Busy Day for Shark Sightings in Mass.

    There were four confirmed shark sightings Sunday along the Cape and Islands.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019)

    Two Cape Cod beaches are temporarily closed to swimming Wednesday following two shark sightings.

    Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts is closed until at least 11:15 a.m. after a white shark was spotted, according to the Sharktivity app.

    The beach was also forced to close on Monday and Tuesday due to shark sightings. 

    Just a few miles over, another shark was spotted at Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro. Waters in that area will also be closed for an hour.

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