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Warning signs posted at Waimea Bay after 3 sharks spotted in nearshore waters

Shark sighting reported Saturday, ocean safety officials say.
Shark sighting reported Saturday, ocean safety officials say.(Hawaii News Now)
Published: Oct. 15, 2019 at 12:36 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Warning signs have been posted at Waimea Bay after several sharks were spotted in nearshore waters on Tuesday morning.

Officials said the three sharks that were seen were non-aggressive. They were spotted about 100 yards offshore.

Bystanders believed the three were sandbar sharks. They were all less than 8 feet long.

In addition to posting warning signs, lifeguards warned people in the water about the sharks.

This story will be updated.

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