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Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers in Baffin Bay

Posted at 4:40 PM, Jan 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-19 17:41:23-05
U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 helicopte
U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter / USCG photo


The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers near Corpus Christi, Texas, Saturday morning.

Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call over Channel 16 from two kayakers near the Baffin Bay, reporting that they were forced to beach their kayaks due to high winds and rough seas.

A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin aircrew arrived on the scene, landed and transferred both kayakers to Riviera boat ramp parking lot in the Baffin Bay.

There were no reported injuries.