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Marconi Beach in Wellfleet closes after shark sighting

Marconi Beach in Wellfleet was temporarily closed Wednesday afternoon for the second day in a row because of two shark sightings, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy said.

The Cape Cod National Seashore issued a no-swimming order from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. after a shark was spotted, the conservancy’s Sharktivity app said. CCNS closed the beach again from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

This is the second day in a row Marconi Beach has closed because of sharks. These are the 73rd and 74th closures on Cape Cod and the Islands since Aug. 1, according to a Globe tally.


Alyssa Lukpat can be reached at alyssa.lukpat@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @AlyssaLukpat.