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October 18, 2018 7:50 pm EST
Location: 33.436N 77.743W
Wind Dir: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 16 knots
Wind Gust: 21 knots
Sig Wave Height: 5 ft
Dom Wave Period: 6 sec
Average Period: 4.7 sec
Mean Wave Dir: ENE (65°)
AT Ps: 30.35 in (1027.6 mb)
Air Temp: 69°F (20.6°C)
Dew Point: 56°F (13.6°C)
Water Temp: 79°F (26.3°C)

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MIAMI —The Coast Guard is responding a report of a Bahamian man who was bitten by a shark 67 nautical miles southwest of Andros Island, Bahamas.

The 26-year-old man was reportedly fishing aboard a 76-foot trawling boat when the incident occurred.  Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center in Miami were notified through a satellite phone call made by another man aboard the vessel.

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed the Atlantic Underwater Test and Evaluation Center on Andros Island is responding to the fishing vessel’s location.