“You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks,” is not something you want to hear when you’re enjoying a day at the beach. But that’s exactly what beachgoers in California heard broadcast from a helicopter loudspeaker as they paddle boarded in the waters off Capistrano Beach in Orange County on Wednesday. Lifeguards “are advising that you exit the water in a calm manner.
The sharks are as close as the surfline,” Orange County Sheriff Deputy Brian Stockbridge is heard saying on a video shot from a helicopter overlooking the beach.The school of sharks was spotted by Orange County Sheriff’s Duke 1 helicopter around 1:30 p.m. Jason Young, Orange County’s lifeguards chief, said they received two reports of shark sightings in the Capistrano Beach area, the OC Register reported. READ MORE