California Shark Attacks

301 attacks recorded (21 fatal)
California shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
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
Nov 25th 2009 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Nov 16th 2009 Loch Lomond, Marin County N
Nov 5th 2009 Davenport, Santa Cruz County N
Oct 24th 2009 San Onofre, San Diego County N
Oct 9th 2009 San Onofre State Beach, San Diego County N
Aug 30th 2009 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Aug 25th 2009 Terramar Beach, Carlsbad N
Jul 11th 2009 San Onofre N
Jun 21st 2009 Shell Beach N
San Onofre State Beach, San Diego County N
Apr 6th 2009 San Diego County N
Dec 20th 2008 Dillon Beach, Marin County N
Sep 8th 2008 Surf Beach, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County N
Jun 21st 2008 West Cove, Catalina Island N
Apr 25th 2008 Solana Beach Y
Mar 7th 2008 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Oct 7th 2007 Venice Pier, Venice, Los Angeles County N
Sep 30th 2007 Santa Monica N
Sep 27th 2007 Moonstone Beach, Humboldt County N
Aug 28th 2007 Marina State Beach, Monterey County N
Jul 28th 2007 Imperial Beach, San Diego County N
Jul 22nd 2007 Malibu, Los Angeles County N
Jul 21st 2007 Bean Hollow State Beach, San Mateo County N
Jul 17th 2007 Faria Beach N
Jun 30th 2007 Will Rogers State Beach, Los Angeles County N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (184)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (34)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (23)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (18)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (11)
  • February (5)
  • March (8)
  • April (11)
  • May (20)
  • June (23)
  • July (54)
  • August (48)
  • September (40)
  • October (38)
  • November (23)
  • December (13)