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Cape Cod Beach Closed to Swimmers After Shark Sightings

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    A Cape Cod beach was temporarily closed to swimming twice Wednesday after shark sightings. 

    A no-swimming order was issued for Marconi Beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore until 1:15 p.m. after the first sighting, according to the Sharktivity app.

    The beach was closed again until 2:45 p.m. after a second sighting.  

    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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