PACIFICA – A man was swept out to sea Thursday morning while swimming at a beach in Pacifica, police said.
The incident was reported around 10:30 a.m. at Esplanade Beach. The man, who was with two other people, was hit by a “large wave and pulled farther away from the shore,” the Pacifica Police Department said in a statement.
The man’s companions made it back to the beach and called 911 for help, police said.
Pacifica police officers and North County Fire Authority firefighters searched the area without success, police said. The U.S. Coast Guard also helped look for the man.
The man was described as white, in his 20s, 6 feet 1 inches tall and 215 pounds with brown hair. He was last seen wearing black shorts.
No other information was available Thursday afternoon.
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