A popular Sunshine Coast beach has been closed after a three-metre shark was spotted just 10 metres behind the surf break.
A popular Sunshine Coast beach has been closed after a three-metre shark was spotted just 10 metres behind the surf break.

Shark sighting closes Sunshine Coast beach

A SUNSHINE Coast beach is closed after a shark was spotted this afternoon.

Lifeguards closed Currimundi beach after a confirmed shark sighting at 1.10pm.

A Lifesaving Queensland spokesman said a suspected 3m shark was spotted approximately 10m behind the surf break.

Earlier today, Forrest Beach north of Townsville was closed after a confirmed shark sighting at 10.40am.