, °F

Personalized Forecasts

Featured Forecast

My Favorite Forecasts

    My Recent Locations

    Frantic 911 Call Released After Shark Attacks Massachusetts Kayakers

    By by Meghan Evans, AccuWeather.com meteorologist
    September 07, 2014, 2:14:13 AM EDT

    A great white shark attacked two kayakers off the coast of Manomet Point, near Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Wednesday evening.

    One of the kayakers said the shark came up from underneath her best friend's boat, grabbed the boat and flipped them both over. A bystander on shore called for help after the two women were submerged and screaming for help.

    On Friday, the 911 tape was released of the call made after the attack. Listen here:

    No injuries were reported in the attack, according to Brewster Ambulance Service in a Facebook post. However, the kayak had a massive bite mark in it.


    650x366_09041445_1932324_337649619730371_4035118425163579231_n

    Kayakers and beachgoers were out in large numbers on Wednesday, enjoying the above-normal warmth gripping the area.

    RELATED:
    VIDEO: Great White Shark Swims Through Massachusetts Beach
    Warm Waters Induce Shark Migration to East Coast Beaches
    WATCH: Ten-Foot Hammerhead Shark Swims Among Beachgoers

    Just last week, a great white shark sighting at Duxbury Beach in Massachusetts forced evacuations of the water.

    Report a Typo

    Comments

    Comments that don't add to the conversation may be automatically or manually removed by Facebook or AccuWeather. Profanity, personal attacks, and spam will not be tolerated.

    More Weather News