Search for missing fisherman off Sunshine Coast

November 27, 2023 9:34 am in by

Water police and the coast guard are searching for a fisherman missing in waters off the Sunshine Coast.

The local man in his 40s is in a five metre boat with a white hull and blue top.

He failed to return from a trip to the Outer Gneerings at three o’clock yesterday afternoon.

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The search started at 5pm but was called off at 3am….it resumed earlier this morning.

He launched his boat at the Mooloolaba boat ramp.

The boat was located this morning about two nautical miles off Comboyuro Point on the top on Moreton Island.

The man has not been found and a water and aerial search is continuing.