Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Boynton Beach Inlet

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MIAMI – Coast Guard, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office crewmembers are searching for a missing swimmer south of Boynton Beach Inlet, Fla., Thursday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard sector Miami received a report from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue at approximately 5 a.m. that a woman reported she was swimming with her boyfriend in chest deep water and she lost sight of him.

Coast Guard crews along with Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue were immediately launched to search for the missing swimmer.

Searching are:

  •     Coast Guard smallboat crews from Station Lake Worth Inlet, Fla.
  •     Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Miami
  •     Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
  •     Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office
  •     The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell


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