The shark alarm at Bondi Beach has gone off for the third time in roughly 24 hours Photo: Jenny Gardiner A few intrepid surfers return to the water after the shark sighting at Bondi. Photo: Jenny Gardiner
The shark alarm at Bondi Beach has again sent swimmers scrambling out of the water after the third shark sighting at the beach in two days.
The shark was spotted from the shore just before 4.40pm on Friday and lifeguards raised the alarm. Everyone out! Shark alarm at Bondi now pic.twitter南京夜网/UDBlZar0FP— Joe O’Brien (@joeobrien24) August 14, 2015
A three metre shark was filmed by an underwater diver swimming off shore, according to Channel 7 News. Coming up in @7NewsSydney at 6pm: A 3 metre shark filmed just metres off shore at Bondi beach. #7Newshttps://t.co/pTStdU12CG— Melissa Doyle (@melissadoyle) August 14, 2015
Lifeguards were trying to find a helicopter to patrol the waters for the shark just after 4.30pm.
“For safety’s sake, I need to start calling around and find a helicopter,” said lifeguard Matt when Fairfax Media called Bondi Surf Lifesavers.
A helicopter was hovering over Bondi by 5pm.
Some surfers returned to the water around the same time. Bondi lifeguards usually pack up at 5pm during winter.
The sighting comes roughly 24 hours after a shark was spotted at South Bondi on Thursday. #Breaking repeated shark alarms at Bondi pic.twitter南京夜网/azqoOKAlql— Phil Rich (@FelipeRico) August 14, 2015
A shark was first spotted near Icebergs at 3.30pm on Thursday by lifeguards, who triggered the alarm.
The shark alarm went off again at 5pm as the lifeguards were packing up.
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