• Multiple Cape Cod & Nantucket beaches closed after confirmed shark sightings

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    All beaches along the south shore of Nantucket are closed Saturday after a confirmed shark sighting, according to the Nantucket Harbormaster.

    The following beaches will be closed for at least two hours: Madaket, Cisco, Miacomet, Surfside, Nobadeer, and Sconset.

    Nauset Beach and Marconi Beach were both closed for an hour after sharks were seen near each beach on early Saturday afternoon.

    A great white shark was also spotted off the coast of Long Nook Beach in Truro, prompting the town to close the beach through 2:15 p.m. on Saturday. 

    MORE: Blog: Shark activity in and around Massachusetts

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