U.S. Coast Guard rescue three people in Washington state

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Three People in Washington State

U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday (February 20) rescued three people from rough waters near Grays Harbor in Washington state.

The U.S. Defense Department released video showing a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew hoisting to safety two female surfers and a man who tried to help them out of rough waters, local media said.

The aircrew transported them to waiting emergency medical personnel at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport.

According to local media the rescue efforts were conducted with rough conditions, with the wind at 10 mph (16 km/h), air temperature of 49 degrees Fahrenheit (9.4 degrees Celsius), and water temperature of 51 degrees Fahrenheit (10.5 degrees Celsius).

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