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Shek O Beach and Big Wave Bay Beach reopened
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Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (October 19) that the shark prevention nets at Shek O Beach and Big Wave Bay Beach in Southern District, Hong Kong Island have been repaired and the beaches have been reopened.

     The beaches were temporarily closed earlier for shark prevention nets maintenance work.

     However, due to big waves, red flags are still hoisted at the beaches. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at these beaches.
Ends/Thursday, October 19, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:56
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