Wind surfer missing off Redcliffe

Wind surfer missing off peninsula

Water police have launched a search operation for a wind surfer believed to be missing in waters off Scarborough, at Redcliffe.

At about 11.45am today (March 29) witnesses reported a wind surfer with a dark coloured sail going down in waters around 1km offshore, south of Scarborough Point.

There have been no sightings of the wind surfer since.

Several water police vessels, Coast Guard, Volunteer Marine Rescue and the Queensland Government Air helicopter are currently searching the area.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have information, or know the whereabouts of the wind surfer, to contact them immediately.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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