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Warning signs posted after 8-foot shark spotted off Waimea Bay

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    Shark sighting signs were posted at Waimea Bay beach warning beachgoers to stay out of the water after an 8-foot shark was spotted offshore.

Shark warning signs were posted at Waimea Bay this morning after an 8-foot shark was spotted by Ocean Safety lifeguards.

The shark was spotted about 50 yards from the shore at 9:15 a.m. and exhibited non-aggressive behavior, officials said.

The public was warned of the shark sighting by Jet Ski patrols and megaphone announcements from the lifeguard tower.

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