The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday from a 22-foot recreational boat that ran aground near Neah Bay on the Olympic Peninsula.
The Coast Guard received a distress call about 7 p.m. from a man and woman who were stuck on the boat. A boat crew, a ground crew and a helicopter crew from Port Angeles were dispatched in the rescue. They were found huddled together in the grounded boat about 10 miles east of Neah Bay, according to a news release.
The man and woman were taken to Sekiu, where their trip had started.
The boat’s owners are responsible to removed the beached watercraft, according to the Coast Guard.
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The water temperature was 50 degrees and the air temperature was 63 degrees with a gale wind warning in effect.