Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of an overdue jetski with two people aboard at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched an Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew to search.
Both individuals were located by the Coast Guard Station Galveston Response Boat crew at 1:40 a.m. approximately two miles north of the Texas City Dike and transferred back to the Texas City Dike. No injuries were reported.
Weather conditions were reported as 15 mph winds with 1-foot seas.
Involved in the search were:
- Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston
- Coast Guard Air Station Houston-Galveston
- Texas City Police Department
- Houston Police Department