TRURO (CBS) – A shark sighting in Truro Tuesday is keeping swimmers out of the water at two beaches.
The Truro Recreation & Beach Department tweeted that there was a shark sighting at Head of the Meadow Beach at 11:30 a.m. That beach and the nearby Coast Guard Beach will be closed for swimming until 1:45 p.m.READ MORE: State Should Allow Health Departments To Vaccinate Teachers, Mass. Senate President Karen Spilka Says
State shark biologist Greg Skomal confirmed that two sharks spotted by SkyEye off the coast of Truro were in fact great whites.READ MORE: Winchester Woman Among 3 Hurt In Head-On NH Crash
On Monday, Plymouth shut down all town beaches for three hours after a fisherman spotted a 14-foot great white shark.MORE NEWS: 'Baby Safe Haven' Signs Installed In Dorchester Near Where Newborn Was Left In Trash
In just the last week or so there have been roughly two dozen great white sightings including close encounters with paddle boarders and fishermen.