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Monday, March 13, 2017 | 36th Street & 56th Street

Post Date:03/13/2017

An estimated six-foot shark was seen swimming near 56th Street at approximately 3:10 p.m. and again at 36th Street at 3:45 p.m. The shark was approximately 100-yards off shore. The shark was not acting aggressively, but as a precaution, Newport Beach lifeguards closed ocean access between the Newport Pier and Tower 65 (near Prospect Street). 

Lifeguards will evaluate the area in the morning.

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