Incredible moment SHARK leaps out of the sea and spins off Queens as a dead one washes up on LI

Incredible moment SHARK leaps out of the sea and spins off Queens as a dead one washes up on LI 2
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That’s no dolphin! Incredible moment SHARK leaps out of the sea and spins off Queens as a dead one washes up in The Hamptons: Predators lurk off north eastern coast and shut beaches

  • The video, captured by the Rockaway Times, sees the shark emerging from the Atlantic Ocean briefly to do a little spin before returning to the water 
  • Rockaway Beach in Queens was briefly shutdown for much of Tuesday afternoon following the sightings as a very active month for sharks in the region continues 
  • Since July 3, the New York-area has seen four shark bites at three different beaches on Long Island, as well as another six shark sightings 
  • Out on the island, the village of Quogue is asking area swimmers and boaters to be careful after a dead, 7-8 foot shark washed ashore 
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Shark sightings continue to plague New York-area beaches, with a video captured of one leaping from the water in Queens, while a dead seven-footer washed ashore on Long Island.

The video, captured by the Rockaway Times, sees the shark emerging from the Atlantic Ocean briefly to do a little spin before returning to the water. 

Rockaway Beach in Queens was briefly shutdown for much of Tuesday afternoon following the sightings as a very active month for sharks in the region continues.

Since July 3, the New York-area has seen four shark bites at three different beaches on Long Island, as well as another six shark sightings, according to PIX11. 

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Out on the island, about 80 miles from Rockaway, the village of Quogue is asking area swimmers and boaters to be careful after a dead, 7-8 foot shark washed ashore. 

The village of Quogue is asking area swimmers and boaters to be careful after a dead, 7-8 foot shark washed ashore

The village of Quogue is asking area swimmers and boaters to be careful after a dead, 7-8 foot shark washed ashore

The sighting was reported by a resident of the area and washed out to shore before it could be secured by the authorities, according to Lieutenant Daniel Hartman

The sighting was reported by a resident of the area and washed out to shore before it could be secured by the authorities, according to Lieutenant Daniel Hartman

Incredible moment SHARK leaps out of the sea and spins off Queens as a dead one washes up on LI 3

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Shark sightings continue to plague New York-area beaches, with a video captured of one leaping from the water in Queens

Shark sightings continue to plague New York-area beaches, with a video captured of one leaping from the water in Queens

The video, captured by the Rockaway Times , sees the shark emerging from the Atlantic Ocean briefly to do a little spin before returning to the water

The video, captured by the Rockaway Times , sees the shark emerging from the Atlantic Ocean briefly to do a little spin before returning to the water

The sighting was reported by a resident of the area and washed out to shore before it could be secured by the authorities, according to Lieutenant Daniel Hartman. 

Police in the region are in touch with local shark researchers to see what can be done and are asking people to contact them if it is seen again. 

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It comes as temperatures started to rise over the last few days that caused people to faint of heat exhaustion, flee from sharks circling beaches further northwards due to the warmer seas and battle raging wildfires.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul said Tuesday that state offices are working to heighten patrols, including using drones and helicopters to monitor the sharks.  

On Monday, Gov. Kathy Hochul directed the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Department of Environmental Conservation and the State Police to implement heightened patrols. That includes using drones and helicopters to monitor sharks.

Rockaway Beach in Queens was briefly shutdown for much of Tuesday afternoon following the sightings as a very active month for sharks in the region continues

Rockaway Beach in Queens was briefly shutdown for much of Tuesday afternoon following the sightings as a very active month for sharks in the region continues

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NEW YORK: Locals in New York flocked to Rockaway Beach yesterday to soak up the sunshine on the East Coast with temperatures set to hit 97F today

NEW YORK: Locals in New York flocked to Rockaway Beach yesterday to soak up the sunshine on the East Coast with temperatures set to hit 97F today

NEW YORK: Officials have shut down several popular beaches because of a rise in shark sightings as high up as Long Island

NEW YORK: Officials have shut down several popular beaches because of a rise in shark sightings as high up as Long Island

‘As New Yorkers and visitors alike head to our beautiful Long Island beaches to enjoy the summer, our top priority is their safety,’ she said. ‘We are taking action to expand patrols for sharks and protect beachgoers from potentially dangerous situations. I encourage all New Yorkers to listen to local authorities and take precautions to help ensure safe and responsible beach trips this summer.’

Over six miles of ocean beachfront were closed on Long Island between East Atlantic Beach and Long Beach Tuesday afternoon.  

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George Gorman New York State Parks Regional Director George Gorman said that the enhanced shark patrols are expected to remain in place throughout the summer season.

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