Increased risk of shark attack

WHEN: September – November 2021

WHERE:

      • California, Texas & Florida Coasts
      • East Coast of U.S.
      • East Coast of S. Africa
      • West & East Coasts of Australia
      • Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos.

WHY: Migration pattern brings Great White sharks of all maturity levels closer to shore as they head to deep waters. As they migrate they will feed on any available prey that they encounter in route.

Be Shark Wise and stay safe!

      • Check the tides before you go into the ocean. If high tide is higher than normal, please stay out of the ocean.
      • Check fishing reports in the area that your considering for your ocean activity. If fish activity is high, please stay out of the ocean.
      • Check the moon phase. If it is at or near a full moon, please stay out of the ocean.
      • Listen to your gut! If something feels off, please stay out of the ocean.

Shark bites teenage surfer at Ponce Inlet in Volusia County’s 10th unprovoked bite of 2021

PONCE INLET — A Georgia teenager suffered non-life threatening injuries last week when a shark bit him on the arm as he surfed in the world’s so-called “shark bite capital,” Volusia County Beach Safety reported.

The 16-year-old was paddling his surfboard about 500 feet offshore just north of Ponce Inlet at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, according to an incident report.

About 200 surfers were in the water that day, as the massive Hurricane Larry churned more than a thousand miles away, bringing large swells to the Florida coast.

Surfer dies in shark attack off Australian beach

Four crews, including the Westpac Rescue Helicopter medical team which included a critical care doctor and a critical care paramedic were dispatched to the scene, according to NSW Ambulance.
“A number of local surfers and bystanders came to the aid

Two shark attacks on nearby Southeast beaches in one-week span “a bit mysterious”

A lifeguard on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island suffered deep cuts to the chest area but is expected to survive after being bitten on Aug. 3

No reason to panic after two shark bites in two weeks

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WTOC) – There have been two shark bites in the last two weeks – one on Tybee Island and one on Hilton Head Island.

Whether it’s Jaws or Shark Week, there’s a fascination and fear anytime the words “shark attack” are on a screen. So, for our purposes, let’s remove that phrase.

We start July 27, with a bite on Tybee Island in Georgia. Then, this Tuesday, Aug. 3, another bite on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.

Some of you may be thinking, “two bites in two weeks, I’m not going in the ocean.”

Girl injured in suspected shark attack in Maryland

Jordan Prushinski and her family told WBRE-TV that they were on vacation Monday at the beach in Ocean City when

Shark bites swimmer’s butt near spot drunk victim was killed while peeing

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.

A Brazilian beach-goer is lucky to be alive after a shark chomped his behind near the same spot that a drunk man was killed while peeing a week earlier.

The victim was fortunate that he didn’t get his leg “torn off,” reported Jacobina Noticias of the flank attack

After a shark attack this holiday weekend, here’s what you need to know to stay safe

Shark safety is top of mind for some parents after a Florida child was bitten over the holiday weekend.

Experts say there’s no evidence sharks are more prevalent in shallow water. Even if it may seem like there are more shark attacks closer to the shore this year, the numbers don’t show anything different this year than in previous years.

So far, none of the attacks in 2021 have

After a shark attack this holiday weekend, here’s what you need to know to stay safe

Shark safety is top of mind for some parents after a Florida child was bitten over the holiday weekend.

Experts say there’s no evidence sharks are more prevalent in shallow water. Even if it may seem like there are more shark attacks closer to the shore this year, the numbers don’t show anything different this year than in previous years.

So far, none of the attacks in 2021 have

Man attacked by shark on San Mateo County coast feels like ‘luckiest man in the world’ to be alive

Nemanja Spasojevic thought he hit the jackpot.

While snorkeling and fishing for dinner in Gray Whale Cove off the San Mateo County coast about 9 a.m. on June 25, he came across the rare sight of five Dungeness crabs climbing on top of each other in the underwater sand.

“I said ‘wow’ to myself,” Spasojevic said. “It’s like striking a gold mine.”

Savoring the moment, he started picking the crabs