Popular Cape Cod beach closed after ‘quite a few’ sharks spotted close to shoreline

TRURO, MASS. (WHDH) - A popular Cape Cod beach was closed Tuesday morning after a number of confirmed great white shark sightings.

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Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro was ordered closed to swimmers for an hour just before 12 p.m., according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app.

Researchers say “quite a few” sharks were spotted close to the shoreline.

The beach was also temporarily closed on Saturday following another shark sighting. Longnook Beach in Truro was also shut down.

There have been more than a dozen shark sightings off Cape Cod since Monday.

 

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