Shark Sighting Closed Marconi Beach for an Hour Sunday

Spotted by lifeguard at 10:45 a.m.

Marconi Beach in Wellfleet was closed for an hour Sunday morning after a Cape Cod National Seashore lifeguard spotted a shark fin 40 yards from shore.  

The beach was closed to swimming for one hour until 11:45 a.m., according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's Sharktivity app. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on