Coast Guard searching for possible missing kayaker in Nantucket Sound

1st Coast Guard District News
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing kayaker in Nantucket Harbor, near Pocomo Beach, in Nantucket, Mass., Tuesday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Mass., received a call at approximately 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, from the Nantucket Harbormaster reporting that a person was seen clinging to a 10-foot red kayak and waving their arms off Pocomo Beach, in Nantucket Harbor.

Currently searching are a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the Nantucket Harbormaster.

The kayak has since come ashore with the paddle, but with no sign of the missing person.

Anyone with information about the owner of the kayak is requested to contact the Coast Guard at 508-457-3211 or on VHF Channel 16.

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