Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality closes beaches after metre-long shark spotted

JANUARY 19, 2016

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality on Tuesday afternoon said that its Humewood, Kings and Pollok beaches have been closed until further notice for recreational activities shortly after 13:00 after a shark was seen in the vicinity of the Pier.

The shark was estimated to be about one meter long.

"The closure is necessary to ensure the safety of beachgoers.

"Follow us on facebook ( and on twitter (@NMBmunicipality) for updates," the municipality said.

More information to follow as soon as we have it.