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Search for missing diver

Coast Guard, Kitsap County personnel and good Samaritans are searching for a missing diver near Port Gamble.

Missing is a 25-year-old male who was reportedly wearing a black wetsuit and rebreather.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound were notified by Kitsap County 911 dispatch at about 5:40 p.m., that a 25-year-old male had failed to surface. They immediately directed the launch of a Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles, a boatcrew from Station Seattle and diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion, which was already underway in the area.

Kitsap County Sheriffs Office personnel and good Samaritans are also searching the area.

Weather conditions in the search area are reported to be 56-degree water temperature, 54-degree air temperature with calm seas.