A shark advisory remained in effect in Long Beach on Saturday because of continued sightings of juvenile great white sharks along the coast.
The advisory covers the waters along the coast from Claremont Street to 72nd Place, according to the advisory posted on the city’s Fire Department’s Twitter page. Warnings have been posted at the water’s edge.
Several sharks were off the coast of Peninsula Beach this week, including five on Wednesday, officials said. The advisory will remain in effect until further notice, according to the department.
For several weeks, the department has received numerous reports of shark sightings near the Peninsula oceanfront, officials said.
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UPDATE⚠️ Shark advisory remains in effect from Claremont St to 72nd Pl until further notice.
Reports of sightings in Peninsula beach area. pic.twitter.com/QMMWOomBOU
— Long Beach Fire (CA) (@LBFD) May 14, 2017