4:04pm Water Rescue operation underway at Yaquina Head. Surfer is up on the rocks – appears stranded. Coast Guard is launching a helicopter and a Coast Guard vessel. Rescuers are at Agate Beach Wayside. Surfer(s) may be stranded on a rock outcropping off Agate Beach.
4:24pm Coast Guard helicopter and a Coast Guard vessel to retrieve those on the rocks. Wave size looks like 3 to 5 feet with light chop.
4:34pm Coast Guard helicopter will be launching shortly to retrieve male on the rocks.
4:35pm Coast Guard Helicopter is on scene to rescue the male on the rocks.
5:13pm Surfer has been air-lifted from the rocky ledge near the lighthouse and is back on solid ground.
5:24pm Surfer rescue operation is complete. Injured person is being taken to Samaritan PCH in Newport.