Beach in Westport closed due to Portuguese man o’ war sightings

Horseneck Beach
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WESTPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — The Department of Conservation and Recreation closed down a beach in Westport on Sunday.

The DCR said that Horseneck Beach State Reservation has a presence of Portuguese man o’ war and an intense rip tide.

The beach is expected to open back up Monday after accessing the water.

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