Coast Guard Searching For Missing Kayaker In Chesapeake Bay Near Annapolis

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 40-year-old woman who went missing after her kayak overturned off Eastport Saturday afternoon.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region were notified at approximately 3:20 p.m. by Anne Arundel County 911 that two kayakers had fallen into the water near Horn Point and that the harbormaster had found and rescued one of them.

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Annapolis launched to search for the missing kayaker.

Also searching are crews with the Maryland Natural Resource Police, Anne Arundel County Fire, Maryland State Police and Horn Point Harbor Marina.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case should contact the Sector Maryland-National Capital Region command center on VHF-FM channel 16 or at 410-576-2693.

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