Coast Guard searching for missing boater

11th Coast Guard District NewsSAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching by air and sea for a boater reported missing by his son last night near Half Moon Bay.

Missing is Shau Tsu Wong, a 64-year old San Ramon resident.

He left from Pillar Point Marina Feb. 1, in an 18-foot white recreational boat with a red strip.

The Coast Guard launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station San Francisco, a C-130 Hercules aircraft from Air Station Sacramento, a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Golden Gate and Station Monterey, and the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat homeported on Yerba Buena Island. Additionally, the Coast Guard Auxiliary is assisting in a shore-side search, stretching from Half Moon Bay to Santa Cruz.

The Coast Guard is asking for anyone with information about the missing boater to contact Coast Guard Sector San Francisco at 415-399-3530.

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