A man has been attacked by a shark on the NSW North Coast this afternoon.
The 20-year-old was bitten while surfing at Lighthouse beach around 6.30pm Tuesday.
NSW Police said the man suffered serious wounds to his left thigh.
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He has been rushed to Lismore Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
The beach has been closed for a minimum of 24 hours.
The attack is just one of many in the area in the past year.