Lighthouse Beach at Ballina has been closed following a shark sighting.
Lighthouse Beach at Ballina has been closed following a shark sighting. Samantha Elley

Shark sighting at Ballina beach

UPDATE 10.45am: LIGHTHOUSE Beach at Ballina has reopened following a shark sighting earlier this morning.

 

FRIDAY 10.25am: LIGHTHOUSE Beach at Ballina has been closed following sightings of a shark this morning.

The Shark Smart Twitter account confirmed the news.

"NSWDPI advises Lighthouse Beach, Ballina closed for half an hour due to surfers sighting a shark," the account posted 20 minutes ago.

A reporter from The Northern Star who was on scene said surfers have headed back out into the ocean after being given the all clear by Surf Lifesavers.


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