Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Sharks Spotted in Fairhaven Waters

TSM

Coming to a beach near you – sharks.

Fairhaven officials have received unconfirmed reports of sharks in the waters off of Town Beach and Nakata Avenue over the past few days.

Fairhaven Harbormaster David Darmofal tells WBSM News he has notified the Town Selectmen and others.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The possible threat of sharks in the area didn’t scare off West Island beachgoers, though. Susan Kennefick was soaking up some rays Saturday morning. She tells WBSM News common sense is the best precaution when sharks are reported in the area.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Harbormaster Darmofal says recent seal sightings at Fairhaven beaches are probably drawing the sharks to the area.

Darmofal says until he or the Assistant Harbormaster sees a shark for themselves, the beaches will most likely remain open.

A reverse 911 call has been sent to Fairhaven residents warning them of the possible shark sightings.

Best of WBSM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.