A 16-foot-long, 3,456 lb. great white shark haunted the Lowcountry coast over the weekend and might have come into Charleston Harbor.

But the shark was reported Monday well out to sea off the Savannah River.

The shark evidently came close enough to Isle of Palms that surfers who were warned didnít put in.

S.C. Department of Natural Resources biologists say the huge predators arenít strangers to the Lowcountry but they are relatively rare among sharks found here.

Unlike other areas, where great whites feed on sea lions, the Lowcountry isnít at too much risk from the sharks.

Read more in upcoming editions of The Post and Courier.