A STRETCH of beach in Wannanup has been closed this afternoon following a shark sighting.
The beach is closed from Burna Street to Avalon Beach.
A white shark sighting was reported by Surf Life Saving WA after 11.30am.
The shark was spotted again about 12pm and again at 1.40pm.
Cont – shark sighted , Second report of sighting. Shark reported to breach water. Avalon Beach, Mandurah. Reported 13:40hrs 02/06
— Surf Life Saving WA (@SLSWA) June 2, 2017
The City of Mandurah tweeted after 3.30pm that they were closing the beach.
Beach closed Burna Street to Avalon Beach RT @slswa: shark sighted, Avalon Beach, Mandurah. Reported 13:40hrs 02/06
— City of Mandurah (@CityofMandurah) June 2, 2017