BREAKING: Kayak Mystery Solved!!

The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, June 5, 2017. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders launched air and surface assets after a kayak was found with personal effects. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

UPDATE:  U.S. Coast Guard released the following inormation regarding the missing kayaker.

“NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard concluded its search for the missing kayaker near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call and confirmed that the owner of the kayaker was safe and had lost his kayak.

Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from a mariner at 10:48 a.m. Monday reporting a green kayak with personal effects aboard in view of Dauphin Island parkway.

Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 11:03 a.m. and a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew at 11:09 a.m.”

— Original Story —

The Coast Guard will continue the search this morning for a person in the water near Dauphin Island.

The search began Monday morning after a kayak with personal items on board washed ashore near Dauphin Island Parkway.

A 45-foot response boat and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter were used in the search Monday.

Crews will be back on the water at daybreak Tuesday morning, according to a Coast Guard spokesperson.

 

Anyone with information please call Sector Mobile at 251-441-6211.

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