Coast Guard suspends search for man swept to sea at Seaview, Wash.

13th Coast Guard District NewsSEATTLE – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a man that was swept to sea near Seaview, Wash., at approximately 10:00 a.m., Monday.

A group gathering on the beach approximately one-mile south of Seaview contacted Pacific County to report that the man had been in the water and was no longer in sight at 10:15 p.m., Sunday. Pacific County immediately launched two rescue boats and began a search.

A Coast Guard MH60 helicopter crew from Astoria, Ore., and a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Cape Disappointment were deployed, arriving on scene at approximately 10:50 p.m. and began searching.

The man was not wearing a lifejacket and has not been located at this time. His name is not being released at this time, pending notification of next of kin. The search will remain suspended pending any new information.

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