California Shark Attacks

276 attacks recorded
California shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jul 27th 1952 Off Santa Monica Y
Jul 13th 1952 San Diego N
May 27th 1952 Imperial Beach, San Diego County N
Long Beach N
Oct 28th 1950 Imperial Beach, San Diego County N
Jul 16th 1949 10 miles off Redondo Beach N
Santa Monica N
Mar 9th 1941 Santa Monica N
Aug 1st 1939 Off San Pedro N
Aug 18th 1938 Near Encino N
Jul 17th 1938 Dana Point N
Jul 27th 1935 Santa Barbara Channel Y
Jul 27th 1935 Santa Barbara Channel Y
Aug 28th 1933 Hermosa Beach N
San Diego N
Catalina Channel N
Jul 8th 1926 San Francisco Bay (or San Leandro Bay), near cannery, Alameda County N
Jul 4th 1924 Newport Beach N
Sep 5th 1908 Redondo N
Sep 1st 1906 Avalon N
Monterey Bay Y
Jul 3rd 1879 Los Angeles N
Jul 18th 2019 San Francisco Bay (or San Leandro Bay), near cannery, Alameda County N
Monterey Y
LaJolla, San Diego County N
Capistrano, Orange County 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)