Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer on North Shore

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer on North Shore
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Friday for a missing surfer near Alligator Rock. “It is with heavy hearts that we now suspend our active search efforts,” said Capt. Shannon Gilreath, commanding officer for Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Our thoughts go out to the Passmore family and the tight-knit communities in both Hawaii and California where he was an important...

Search underway for missing surfer on North Shore

Search underway for missing surfer on North Shore
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety are searching for a missing surfer near Alligator Rock, south of Waimea Bay Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center were notified of the missing man by the Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was launched from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues two missing surfers

HONOLULU – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two Australian surfers missing on Oahu’s North Shore Monday. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 7:45 p.m. by the Honolulu County Fire Department that two surfers were missing near Jockos surf spot on Ohau’s North Shore. Fire department rescue crews started their search for the two surfers at approximately 8 p.m. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing surfer in the vicinity of Sunset Beach, pending any further developments. The Coast Guard searched for Robert Rumburg since Wednesday night along Oahu’s north shore starting 10 miles west of Kaena Point along the coastline to 29 miles east of Kahuku Point and extended searches offshore by 39 miles. Coast Guard crews covered a total...

Search continues for missing surfer

HONOLULU – Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews continue to search for a missing surfer in the vicinity of Sunset Beach, Friday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Coast Guard Auxiliary airplane launched at 7 a.m to search. An aircrew piloting an HC-130 Hercules airplane joined the search at 10 a.m. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi searched throughout Thursday night and continues...

Coast Guard searching for missing North Shore surfer

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department continue the search for a surfer reported missing in the vicinity of Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore, Thursday. The Honolulu Sector Command Center received a phone call reporting of a 51-year old male, who is 6 feet 2 inches tall and approximately 160 pounds at approximately 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. A friend reported that a white surf board...

Coast Guard searches for surfer off Escambrón Beach, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police are searching Thursday for a surfer reportedly missing in waters off Escambrón Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.