California Shark Attacks

276 attacks recorded
California shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Sep 17th 2016 Bunkers, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, Humboldt County N
Sep 1st 2016 Refugio State Beach, Santa Barbara County N
Jul 8th 2016 Capitola, Santa Cruz County N
Jul 7th 2016 Off Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles County N
May 29th 2016 Corona Del Mar, Newport, Orange County N
Mar 13th 2016 Bolsa Chica State Park, Orange County N
Oct 13th 2015 Off Leffingwell Landing, San Luis Obispo County N
Sep 24th 2015 Horseshoe Rock, Summerland, Santa Barbara County N
Sep 6th 2015 El Pescador Beach, Los Angeles County N
Sep 5th 2015 Deer Creek Beach, Ventura County N
Aug 29th 2015 Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo County N
Aug 29th 2015 Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County N
Aug 18th 2015 Santa Barbara County N
Aug 10th 2015 Cortes Bank N
Jul 23rd 2015 La Jolla, San Diego County N
Jul 10th 2015 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Jul 8th 2015 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Jun 13th 2015 Off San Diego N
Dec 28th 2014 Sand Spit Beach, San Luis Obispo N
Franklin Point, San Mateo County N
Oct 19th 2014 Leadbetter Beach, Santa Barbara County N
Oct 3rd 2014 Santa Barbara County N
Oct 3rd 2014 Santa Barbara County N
Oct 2nd 2014 Wall Beach, Vandenberg AFB, Santa Barbara County N
Sep 13th 2014 Manresa State Beach, Santa Cruz County N
Jul 5th 2014 Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County N
Jul 5th 2014 Oceano Dunes State Beach, San Luis Obispo County N
Oct 6th 2013 Bunkers, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, Humboldt County N
Aug 31st 2013 Butterfly Beach, Montecito, Santa Barbara County N
Aug 29th 2013 Catalina Channel N
Aug 17th 2013 Pillar Point, Half-Moon Bay, San Mateo County N
Jun 25th 2013 Pacifica State Beach, San Mateo County N
May 8th 2013 Tourmaline Surf Park, San Diego County N
Oct 30th 2012 Humboldt Bay, Eureka, Humboldt County N
Oct 23rd 2012 Surf Beach, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County Y
Oct 10th 2012 Davenport Landing, Santa Cruz County N
Jul 31st 2012 Topanga Beach, Los Angeles County N
Jul 7th 2012 Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz County N
May 12th 2012 Leffingwell Landing, Cambria, San Luis Obispo County N
May 6th 2012 Off Catalina Island N
Nov 22nd 2011 Pigeon Point N
Oct 29th 2011 Marina State Beach, Monterey County N
Sep 11th 2011 Samoa Beach, Humboldt County N
Jun 24th 2011 San Onofre State Beach, San Diego County N
Jun 6th 2011 La Jolla, San Diego County N
Oct 22nd 2010 Surf Beach, Vandenberg AFB Y
Aug 14th 2010 Pigeon Point N
Aug 2nd 2010 Near oil rig Hondo, 5 nm from Gaviota N
Jul 2nd 2010 Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County N
Jul 2nd 2010 Dog Patch, San Onofre N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (164)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (32)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (17)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (17)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (16)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (11)
  • Florida Keys (11)

Attacks by month

  • January (10)
  • February (5)
  • March (6)
  • April (9)
  • May (16)
  • June (22)
  • July (50)
  • August (44)
  • September (39)
  • October (36)
  • November (21)
  • December (11)