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List of all shark attacks in Oregon

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 30 shark attacks in Oregon. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 3.33%. 29 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Cape Kiwanda, Tillamook County 04-03-2019 08h30SurfingNo injury, board bitten and dentedNO Nathan Holstedt
Indian Beach, Ecola State Park, Clatsop County 09-10-2016 16h00SurfingWounds to upper thigh and lower legNO 29yo Joseph Tanner
Gleneden Beach, Lincoln County 21-11-2013 10h30White shark, 10 'SurfingNo injury, board bittenNO 25yo Andrew Gardiner
Lincoln City, Lincoln County 12-01-2012 White sharkSurfingNo injury, surfboard damagedNO 53yo Steve Harnack
Seaside Cove 05-12-2011 09h00SurfingMinor injury to calfNO female
Newport, Lincoln County 19-10-2011 White shark, 15'SurfingNo injury, shark bit surfboardNO 41yo Bobby Gumm
Seaside 09-10-2011 10' to 12' sharkSurfingNo injuryNO Doug Niblack
Florence 27-10-2010 15h20SurfingNo injury to surferNO Seth Mead
Winchester Bay 26-09-2010 16h00White sharkSurfingNo injury, surfboard rammedNO 29yo David Lowden
Siletz River mouth, Lincoln County 30-10-2006 Just before sundownWhite shark, 16'SurfingNo injury, surfboard bittenNO 22yo Tony Perez
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