Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team South Padre Island rescues surfer swept out to sea

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team South Padre Island rescues surfer swept out to sea
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crewmembers from Aids to Navigation Team South Padre Island rescued a stranded surfer that had been pulled to sea in a strong rip current, Tuesday. Crewmembers from the Aids to Navigation Team were conducting routine maintenance on range markers at 9:45 a.m., when they came across the surfer near the entrance to the South Padre Island jetties. The surfer had been...