Holiday-Goers Urged To Avoid Popular NSW Beaches
A feeding frenzy off the coast of NSW has prompted a warning to holiday-makers ahead of the long weekend.
Footage from a surveillance helicopter posted to the NSW Smart Shark account shows dozens of white sharks, bull sharks and whaler sharks swarming on the baitfish between Seal Rocks and Nine Mile Beach at Tuncurry.
DPI aerial report: 1x2.2m White Shark at TREACHERY/YAGON, Seal Rocks at 12:44 pm on 28 Sep 2017. Beach Evacuated.Authorities Notified. pic.twitter.com/Gb6ppvDYiq— SharkSmart (@NSWSharkSmart) September 28, 2017
Now the NSW Department of Primary Industries is warning beachgoers to avoid swimming or surfing areas with large numbers of baitfish and to stay out of the water at dawn or dusk.
For more updates, you can monitor the Shark Smart Twitter account here.