June, 2021 Shark Update for Lifeguards

Shark activity is high this June along the Jersey Shore.

Juvenile Great Whites are moving through inshore waters heading north. Sizes of Great Whites are in the 7-12 foot range. Great Whites have been detected off Asbury Park, and Long Beach Island. A juvenile White was caught and released off Wildwood..

Other shark sightings are starting to come in. A large shark was seen and photographed in the surf at Sea Bright in the morning of 6/19.

Water Temperatures remain on the cold side.

Great White, Hammerhead, Sandbar, and Sand Tiger sharks are all expected in the area.