Orange County Sheriff Recovery Efforts Over for Today at Salt Creek Beach

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Photo from twitter.com/ocsd

Orange County Sheriff Department just concluded their dive recovery efforts today at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point.
Orange County Sheriff’s Department and Orange County LifeGuards joined together in a recovery mission this morning, Wednesday September 3 2014 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. On August 24 2014 a 60 year old man visiting from out of state went missing in the ocean off Salt Creek Beach. A massive multi agency effort was immediately undertaken to rescue him. Shortly thereafter the same efforts went into a recovery effort.

Cadaver Dog found a Hot Spot a 1/4 Mile North of Tower 2 at Salt Creek Beach

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Photo courtesy of twitter.com/ ocsd

The Orange County Sheriff Department is reporting via Twitter that their cadaver dog indicates a “hot spot” a 1/4 mile north of LifeGuard Tower 2 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. The area has a depth of 15.5 feet of water where they are searching for the swimmer missing since August 24 2014. We will be brining you more updates as they become available.

OCSD and OCLG are searching Salt Creek Beach this morning for the Missing Swimmer

Orange County Sheriff’s Department and Orange County LifeGuards join together in a recovery mission this morning, Wednesday September 3 2014 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. On August 24 2014 a 60 year old man visiting from out of state went missing in the ocean off Salt Creek Beach. A massive multi agency effort was immediately undertaken to rescue him. Shortly thereafter the same efforts went into a recovery effort. This morning The Orange County Sheriff Department and the Orange County LifeGuards are working together in their recovery efforts. Pictures are courtesy of OCSD on twitter.

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Pictures are courtesy of twitter.com/ocsd

Search Suspended Today for Missing Swimmer at Salt Creek Beach

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Photo of Recovery Workers at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point by South OC Beaches (8-24-14)

The Orange County Sheriffs Department have suspended efforts for today in search of the missing swimmer. The Sheriffs Department has said that “The swimmer is not being identified; however, he is a 60 year old male visiting from out of state. He was last seen by family/friends in the water just prior to being reported missing yesterday, August 23 2014 at 11:33 am.  The Orange County Sheriffs Department had terminated dive efforts in the early afternoon today. This afternoon they focused their surface observations and air support.

The Orange County Sheriffs Department issued a statement yesterday about the missing swimmer at Salt Creek Beach located in Dana Point.
In part the statement stated that ” On Saturday August 23 2014 at approx. 11:33am Orange County Lifeguards received a report of a missing swimmer off Salt Creek Beach. The missing swimmer is a 60 year old male who was last seen body surfing in the water near Lifeguard Tower 2.”
The Orange County Lifeguards led the initial search. Next there was a multi agency search. Lifeguards from Orange County, Laguna Beach and the California State Park helped in the search. Lifeguards used jet skis and their snorkel team as tools in the search. The Sheriffs Harbor Patrol and Dive Team also searched the area. Orange County Fire Authority assisted as well. Anaheim Police and the United States Coast Guard supplied support from the air.
South OC Beaches was on the scene today witnessing the various search attempts. There was a Command Center at Life Guard Tower 2 at Salt Creek Beach. We saw search boats and two helicopters searching at the point just north of the exclusive Ritz Cove Residences.
The Orange County Lifeguards, Orange County Sheriffs Department and the United States Coast Guard searched until dark.
The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Advisory for this weekend for Orange County. Strong rip currents and high surf advisories for the Orange County Beaches. To view the complete advisory please link here. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sgx&wwa=high%20surf%20advisory
We will try to keep you updated.
To learn more connect to OCSD at www. twitter.com/OCSD

Salt Creek Beach Swimmer Recovery Efforts will Start Again Tomorrow at 6:00am

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Photo of search at Salt Creek Beach today by South OC Beaches (8-23-14)

The Orange County Sheriffs Department issued a statement today about the missing swimmer at Salt Creek Beach located in Dana Point. The recovery efforts are concluded for the night. The recovery efforts will begin again tomorrow at 6:00am.
In part the statement stated that ” On Saturday August 23 2014 at approx. 11:33am Orange County Lifeguards received a report of a missing swimmer off Salt Creek Beach. The missing swimmer is a 60 year old male who was last seen body surfing in the water near Lifeguard Tower 2.”
The Orange County Lifeguards led the initial search. Next there was a multi agency search. Lifeguards from Orange County, Laguna Beach and the California State Park helped in the search. Lifeguards used jet skis and their snorkel team as tools in the search. The Sheriffs Harbor Patrol and Dive Team also searched the area. Orange County Fire Authority assisted as well. Anaheim Police and the United States Coast Guard supplied support from the air.
South OC Beaches was on the scene today witnessing the various search attempts. There was a Command Center at Life Guard Tower 2 at Salt Creek Beach. We saw search boats and two helicopters searching at the point just north of the exclusive Ritz Cove Residences. The photo we posted is of lifeguard tower 2.
The Orange County Lifeguards, Orange County Sheriffs Department and the United States Coast Guard searched until dark.
This was a busy beach day at Salt Creek Beach. There was many people enjoying beach activities. The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Advisory for this weekend for Orange County. Strong rip currents and high surf advisories for the Orange County Beaches. To view the complete advisory please link here. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sgx&wwa=high%20surf%20advisory
We will try to keep you updated.
To learn more connect to OCFA at www. twitter.com/OCFA_PIO
To learn more connect to OCSD at http://www.twitter.com/OCSD