MANHATTAN BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A Southern California surfer Tuesday got up close and personal with a shark.
Erica Henderson said she noticed something lurking nearby while she was in the water off of El Porto Beach in northern Manhattan Beach.READ MORE: LAX Runway, 2 Taxiways Reopen After $17.3 Million Renovation
She then grabbed her camera, flipped it around and saw a shark swirling about two feet underneath her surfboard.READ MORE: Huntington Beach Installs Beach Access-Mat Near Pier Providing Greater Access For People With Limited Mobility
Other surfers told KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel that they had a similar shark sighting in El Porto.
A long-time surfer, however, said he believes the shark sightings are unusual for the popular spot.MORE NEWS: 2 Injured In Gramercy Park Shooting
“I haven’t had any direct experiences with any sharks trying to attack me,” he said.