Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Cape Flattery, Wash

A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

USCG File Photo

WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who was reportedly swept from the rocks near the Hole in the Wall cove in Cape Flattery, Washington, Sunday.

A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Neah Bay 47-foot motor life boat crew as well as a Neah Bay firefighters are currently on scene searching for the man.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received the report of the man swept from the rocks from the Neah Bay Fire Department after they received a call from a friend of the man reporting the incident.

The Coast Guard would like to remind hikers to exercise extreme caution while exploring the dynamic and dangerous Pacific Northwest coastline.

Weather on scene at the time of the incident was reported as 20 mph winds and 10 to 11-foot seas.

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