Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside
USCG File Photo NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel and a Lincoln County vertical rescue team rescued a surfer off a cliffside near Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Sunday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, hoisted the surfer from the cliffside and transported him to the Newport Airport where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services. Lincoln...

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfer off Wilderness Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfer off Wilderness Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter rescued a distressed surfer Tuesday morning just off Wilderness Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The rescued surfer was reported to be a U.S. citizen on vacation in Puerto Rico. The surfer was initially located by the crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter that was flying a training mission when they...

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfer near Agate beach, Ore

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfer near Agate beach, Ore
NORTH BEND, Ore. — An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport rescued a 22-year-old female surfer in distress near Agate Beach State Park, Saturday afternoon. She was transferred to members of the Lincoln County Fire Department on the beach in good condition. Lincoln County 911 dispatchers contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend at around...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Grays Harbor, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer near the Grays Harbor North Jetty, Wednesday. The 29-year-old male surfer was recovered by a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport, and was transported to the Coast Guard station where he declined further care. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center watchstanders, in Warrenton, Oregon, received notification...

Coast Guard rescues two distressed surfers near Gray Whale Cove State Beach

Coast Guard rescues two distressed surfers near Gray Whale Cove State Beach
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two distressed surfers at Gray Whale Cove State Beach Saturday afternoon. At approximately 3:04 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan that there were two surfers in distress drifting north from Montara State Beach towards Gray Whale Cove State Beach. An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was immediately...

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfer near Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfer near Golden Gate National Recreation Area
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a distressed surfer at Cliff House Cove near the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Tuesday afternoon. At 2:55 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report of a surfer in distress attempting to paddle back to shore. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast to mariners in the area to be on the lookout. Coast...

Coast Guard, Pacifica Fire Department respond to missing surfer at Rockaway Beach

Coast Guard, Pacifica Fire Department respond to missing surfer at Rockaway Beach
SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard and Pacifica Fire Department personnel are searching for a person in the water last seen near Rockaway Beach in Pacifica, Sunday. At 4:56 p.m., Sunday, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco launched assets to assist Pacifica Fire Department, who was responding to a surfer reported to be facedown in the water 100 yards off of Rockaway Beach. The Coast Guard launched a helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues surfer, three beach patrol members off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard rescues surfer, three beach patrol members off Ocean City, Md.
OCEAN CITY, Md. — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer and three members of the Ocean City Beach Patrol Friday after the beach patrol swimmers attempted to assist the surfer, who was stuck in the inlet. Crew members aboard two 47-foot Motor Life Boats from Coast Guard Station Ocean City, Md., rescue a surfer and three Ocean City Beach Patrol responders caught at the Ocean City Inlet. Ocean City Communications...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Indian Point in Cannon Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Indian Point in Cannon Beach, Ore.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer near Indian Point in Cannon Beach, Ore., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, Ore., received notification, at approximately 6:30 p.m., from Cannon Beach Fire and Rescue that there were potentially two surfers stranded on the rocks near Indian Point. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore.,...