Coast Guard searching for 2 possible people in the water near Freeport, Texas

MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Houston

Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for two possible people in the water off Surfside Beach in Freeport, Texas, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a concerned beachgoer that two people on a grey pool float were struggling to make it back to shore. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast.

A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Station Freeport 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew were launched to the scene.

The crew of the RB-S located a pool float matching the description of the initial report.

Anyone with information should contact Sector Houston-Galveston at 281-464-4854.

Involved in the search are:

  • Coast Guard Air Station Houston
  • Coast Guard Station Freeport
  • Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office

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