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3 nonaggressive sandbar sharks seen near Waimea Bay jump rock

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / SEPTEMBER 2017
                                Shark warning signs were posted at Waimea Bay Beach Park today.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / SEPTEMBER 2017

    Shark warning signs were posted at Waimea Bay Beach Park today.

City officials posted warning signs after sharks were sighted in Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore today.

The city Emergency Services Department at noon said three, non-aggressive sandbar sharks were spotted near the Waimea Bay jump rock about 100 yards off shore. Each shark measured less than eight feet long.

Lifeguards and officials warned beach- and ocean-goers of the shark sighting with a public address system, as well as via Jet ski and ATV patrols, officials said.

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