Two Shark Attacks Reported on Thursday Morning
Update by Edhat Staff
12:15 p.m., July 20, 2017
Roger the Scanner Guy reported a kayaker was attacked by a shark, just east of Stearn's Wharf around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
According to scanner traffic, the kayak was attacked by the shark, but the kayaker was uninjured.
Numerous shark sightings and interactions have been reported in recent months. On Wednesday a 24-hour shark sighting advisory was been posted after a local fisherman reported seeing a 13-foot Great White shark off Leadbetter Beach.
According to KEYT News, another shark attack took place Thursday morning just east of Goleta Beach. A paddleboarder was attacked by an 8-foot great white shark who knocked the paddler into the water as it bit the nose off the board. The paddleboarder was reportedly unharmed.
Edhat will update this article with more information as it becomes available.
Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
11:25 a.m., July 20, 2017
Water Rescue, 200 feet from Stearn's Wharf, rescued by a private boater with no injuries.