A five metre shark was spotted close to shore at Cronulla beach in Sydney on January 10.
Trent Wilson captured the Great White with his drone. The shark was swimming from Elouera towards Wanda and Greenhills.
Sutherland Shire Council alerted the public on its Facebook page, stating that all Bate Bay beaches were closed.
Shark alarms at all beaches were switched on.
Lifeguards urged swimmers and surfers not to go into the water and to keep off-lead dogs away.
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Only last week a swimmer received minor injuries after a shark attack on the NSW South Coast.
Shark scientists believe a whaler shark was to blame for the attack at Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay, which left a woman leg injuries.
In the days before the attack, there were reports of sharks being sighted close in while some snorkellers also filmed an encounter with a shark.
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