Great white shark estimated at 3m 'charged' at surfers

Shark sighting at Sawtell.
Shark sighting at Sawtell. Contributed

REPORTS have come through of a sighting of a large white shark near surfers in Sawtell.

Dorsal Shark Reports posted the sighting reporting that three local surfers said they were charged by the great white with it coming within a metre of them at speed.

It was estimated to be three-metres in length.


Shark sighting at Sawtell.
Shark sighting at Sawtell. Contributed

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