City Beach and Floreat beach closed after shark sighting

A great white shark swimming with a slight smile on its face just below the surface. The environment is the deep blue ocean. The shark looks to be in hunting mode.
A great white shark swimming with a slight smile on its face just below the surface. The environment is the deep blue ocean. The shark looks to be in hunting mode.

FLOREAT beach and City Beach have been closed after a great white shark was spotted on Wednesday afternoon.

Surf Life Saving WA tweeted about the sighting.

The shark, which was tagged, was spotted just before 2.30pm off Floreat, with guards making the decision to close both Floreat and neighbouring City Beach as a precaution.