A 17-year-old has been killed after being mauled by a shark off Wooli Beach near Coffs Harbour this afternoon.
The teenager was surfing at Wilsons Headland just before 2pm AEST when he was attacked.
The boy was pulled to shore by other surfers and given medical attention but sadly died at the scene.
The teenager had reportedly suffered severe leg injuries as a result of the attack.
Wooli Beach and surrounding beaches have been closed.