Shark sightings briefly closed three beaches to swimming on Cape Cod Friday.
Beaches on the Cape are routinely closed for one hour after shark sightings, which have been occurring on a daily basis this summer.
The first shark spotted Friday, a great white, was about 60 yards from the shore of Nauset Public Beach in Orleans. It was seen traveling north in front of the main lifeguard stand.
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The water was closed until 11:15 a.m.
Later, a shark was seen at Truro's Head of the Meadow Beach, where swimmers were ordered out of the water until 3:30 p.m.
Another sighting closed Nauset Light Beach for an hour at about 5 p.m.