Beaches remain closed in area of fatal shark bite incidentCurrent Alerts and Warnings
Department of Fisheries officers will today continue patrols of Wylie Bay and the Kelp Beds surf break, near Esperance, where a fatal shark bite incident occurred late on Easter Monday.
- Beaches approximately three kilometres either side of the incident site at Kelp Beds Beach were closed by local authorities, following the fatal incident.
- Department of Fisheries officers carried out water and land-based beach patrols yesterday, to advise as many holiday-makers as possible to be aware of the incident and to stay out of the water.
- No shark sightings were reported in the Wylie Bay area on Tuesday (18 April).