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Officials state when Westport beaches are expected to re-open to swimming



Officials have stated when they expect Westport waters to re-open to swimming.

On Wednesday, Westport beaches closed to swimming due to a near shore shark sighting

According to Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, the closure of the water off of Horseneck Beach State Reservation in the Town of Westport will remain closed for the remainder of the day. However, the beach and parking areas remain open to the public.

Unless otherwise posted, the water is expected to reopen to the public tomorrow morning following an assessment of the water area. For their safety, visitors of the reservation are asked to observe all DCR lifeguard and staff instructions.

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