"Just saw my first sharks!" wrote Fiona Fields when she posted this image on Facebook.

Shark comes within metres of beach: alarming video

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A North Coast woman has captured scary footage of a shark very close to shore on the North Coast.

Fiona Fields said she was whale watching on the breakwall at Evans Head when she spotted a shark swimming only metres away.

"We waved and yelled the swimmers (in the water)," she said on Facebook.

It is not known what type of shark it was, but Ms Fields said the shark continued to swim from the end of the breakwall to Sharks



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