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February 16, 2023

Coast Guard rescues people in rowboat

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people who were unable to maneuver their rowboat due to weather in Hood Canal on Sunday.

According to a news release, a report was received at 6:18 p.m. of two people in a rowboat in Hood Canal struggling to maneuver the boat for more than two hours due to strong currents and wind. It prompted the launch of a rescue boat from Seattle and a helicopter from Port Angeles.

The helicopter arrived at 7:45 p.m. A rescue swimmer hoisted both people into the helicopter before transporting both to fami...

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