Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 26-year-old male boogie boarder reportedly caught in a riptide and last seen off the north jetty of the Packery Channel.
Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew, a Station Port Aransas 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Manta to search.
Involved in the search are:
- Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin And HC-144 Ocean Sentry
- Coast Guard Station Port Aransas Response Boat-Small
- Coast Guard Cutter Manta
- Flour Bluff Fire Department