As of 2.30pm Thursday the beach has reopened.

Just when you thought it was the perfect day for a swim, St Kilda beach has been closed as the result of an unconfirmed shark sighting.

The potential sighting was reported at about 9am on Thursday morning, and emergency services had closed the beach by 11.30am, the Age reports.

Waters around St Kilda are being searched by authorities. It’s currently 37 degrees in St Kilda, let’s hope they find Jaws soon.

Photo credit: Alpha/Flickr.

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