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Kauai beach closed after shark sighting

Ocean safety officials on Kauai today closed Kealia Beach until further notice due to a shark sighting.

Lifeguards said a 10-to-12 foot possible tiger shark was reportedly seen approximately 75 yards from the shoreline, according to a news release from the Kauai Fire Department.

Signs have been posted along the beach warning the public to stay out of the water.

Lifeguards will reassess the beach tomorrow morning.

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