Video – Coast Rescues Surfers at Devils Punchbowl

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued four surfers caught in a riptide between Depoe Bay, Ore., and Newport, Ore., Thursday, in an area known as Devils Punchbowl.

HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, Ore., and Air Station North Bend, Ore., were dispatched to the area and two 47-foot motor lifeboat crews were launched from Station Depoe Bay to assist.

Editors Note: Video has no sound until 27 seconds in.




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