12:21pm Report of someone in the water off Agate Beach Hotel (Gilbert Lane). Fire-Rescue is enroute.
12:25pm Surfer in a wet suit. He may have been swept seaward on a rip current. They’re looking for him. 50 year old male.
12:32pm Rescuers on scene say the surfer may have been swept northwesterly toward Quarry Cove on Yaquina Head. Rescuers are calling for a Coast Guard Helicopter to join in the search. Helicopter is coming from North Bend so it’ll take a while to get to the scene.
12:48pm Newport Fire-Rescue has summoned North Lincoln Fire Rope Rescue Team to Yaquina Head.
1:08pm Surfer is back on land at Agate Beach parking lot. He appears to be okay.