Sydney Beach Reopened After Four-Metre Shark Spotted In Water

A four-metre shark has been spotted off a popular surf beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs, forcing the beach's temporary closure.

The shark was seen 150 metres off Maroubra Beach on Saturday morning, according to Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopters, who dispatched a helicopter to the scene.

Maroubra beach has been reopened. Image: AAP.

"Extensive air and water search has been completed. No further sightings of any marine life. Maroubra Beach has been reopened," the air rescue service posted to Twitter shortly before 11 am.

Randwick Council lifeguards initially closed the beach while Surf Life Saving NSW and an offshore rescue boat patrolled the waters.

Featured Image: AAP.