MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a possible person in the Atlantic Ocean near Juno Beach.
Watch standers from the Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a mayday call at approximately 9:38 p.m. Saturday. The watch standers issued an urgent marine information broadcast and directed the launch of the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin, a Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet boat crew and a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew.
Sector Miami was notified by a good Samaritan of an 8-foot grey dinghy ashore on Juno Beach with signs of recent use and no markings.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sector Miami Command Center at 305-535-4472