Search underway for missing diver near Laguna Beach – Orange County Register

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A search continued Sunday, Feb. 14, for a 35-year-old diver missing within the ocean near Crystal Cove State Park in Orange County, in accordance with the U.S. Coast Guard.

The male diver was first reported missing Saturday, Feb. 13, at 9:45 p.m., near the park and Laguna Beach. The diver was final seen carrying a camouflage moist go well with, in accordance with the Coast Guard.

The missing man’s dive associate contacted the Laguna Beach Hearth Division, which relayed the decision to the Coast Guard.

The Coast Guard launched a 45-foot response boat medium crew from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Lengthy Beach in addition to an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew from Level Mugu. The Coast Guard cutter Blackfin was additionally despatched to the scene, the Coast Guard reported.

As of Sunday afternoon, the helicopter and the cutter had been persevering with the search, in accordance with Aidan Cooney, spokesman for the Coast Guard.

California State Parks, the Orange County Sheriff’s Division and the Laguna Beach Lifeguards company assisted within the search.