Shark warning at Wylie Bay, Esperance

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Two recent shark sightings have been reported in the region the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

A white shark of unknown size was sighted at Kelp Beds yesterday around 6.40am and a 3.5 metre shark was sighted at Lion Island around 3pm.

The Department warned it was possible these recent reported sightings may increase the likelihood of encountering a shark in this area.

The Department advised obeying beach closures, taking extra caution at Wylie Bay, keeping up to date via SharkSmart or the Surf Life Saving WA’s Twitter feed.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.