Coast Guard continues search for 6 missing boaters off Florida coast

The Coast Guard rescued one survivor so far

The Coast Guard continued to search for six people over the weekend after a boat capsized off Florida’s Atlantic coast last week.

The search began Friday morning when a boater rescued a Jamaican national who said his 18-foot vessel had capsized on Wednesday around 23 miles offshore from Fort Pierce.

The survivor reported that six other people were aboard at the time: The boat was traveling from the Bahamas, according to the Coast Guard.

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A crew launched to search the scene in a 45-foot response boat, along with an airplane and three Cutter boats.

The Coast Guard told Fox News that any updates will be posted to the Coast Guard Twitter account. 

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The Coast Guard has requested that any further information be reported to the command center at 305-535-4300.

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