Shark sighted jumping out of the water near surfers at Avalon Beach

Shark sighted jumping out of the water near surfers at Avalon beach. Photo: File image.
Shark sighted jumping out of the water near surfers at Avalon beach. Photo: File image.

Authorities have received reports that a 3.2 metre great white shark was sighted jumping out of the water near surfers along Avalon Beach. 

On Tuesday, Surf Life Saving Western Australia issued a warning to people in the area after the creature was spotted 100 metres offshore about 10.26am. 

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Avalon Beach is a popular surf break south of the city centre, along Mandurah’s coastline. 

Waves break at a reef located 200 metres offshore.

If you spot a shark, report the incident to Water Police on 9442 8600.

To keep up to date with the latest shark activity, visit the Shark Smart website or follow Surf Life Saving WA’s twitter account via @SLSWA.