It’s a tough situation right now, and the longer you live in, hypothermia will set in,” stated Pacifica Police Captain Joe Oppenheimer. “But we’re going to strive our pleasant we can do passing checks during the day.”
Police say Tyler Collins turned into pronounced missing at 4 a.M. Tuesday.
An institution of buddies informed police that they had been staying at a close-by lodge close to Rockaway Beach and in the institution determined to enter the water.
One back, but friends soon realised Collins become missing.
“You have riptide and threatening undertow not usually seen but makes it difficult to come back to shore even though it can be very near,” Oppenheimer said.
Folks say Collins is from Dos Palos.
“I was greatly surprised due to the fact I’ve seen his face, and I became like, oh, I recognise that individual,” stated resident Sarah Vega.
However, Vega did not want to reveal her face but says she’s friends with Collin on Facebook and sees that he’s often surfing or on the coast with buddies.
She went to Dos Palos High School at the same time as Collins. He turned into an athlete.
“He did play soccer. Very laid again. Well-liked. He’s very well-liked. He changed into quite famous; loads of people recognise him,” she said.
Jenna Mayfield says she’s a pal of the family and shared snapshots of Collin, describing him as adventurous, wise, and hardworking.
She added that he has “the sweetest, kindest heart” and that this situation is “devastating.”
Vega says she’s nevertheless maintaining onto wish because the Coast Guard searches the waters for the missing swimmer.
Coast Guard officers said water temperatures and massive swells are a concern, but they have numerous resources searching out Collins.