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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:52am HST

Shark Warning

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Effective: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:50am to Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:50am

Alert:

A CONFIRMED AGGRESSIVE 8 FOOT SHARK ATTACKED A SURFER'S SUP BOARD AT WHITE PLAINS BEACH. FEDERAL LIFEGUARDS HAVE CLOSED THE BEACH AND POSTED SIGNS.

Description:

A shark(s) has/ have been sighted in the area, the sighting(s) has/have been confirmed by public safety officials, and the animal(s) behavior and/or size may represents a threat to people in the water.

Affected Monitored Beaches:

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

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Alert Identifier: 6955
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