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Jul 21, 2014 9:22 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

10-12 foot shark seen in Avila Beach

CAL FIRE confirms there was a shark sighting Sunday in Avila Beach.

The sighting was reported around 12:30 p.m.

Firefighters say a 10 to 12 foot shark was spotted about 1.5 nautical miles from the beach and three-quarters of a mile southwest of the Avila Pier.

Advisories have been posted notifying beach-goers of the shark sighting. They will remain posted for 72 hours.

A shark bit a surfboard in Oceano on July 5. That same day, there was a shark sighting in Pismo Beach.

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