Marine rescue called to help surfer at Cherry Beach during Sunday's storm

Nov 16 2020, 3:04 pm

The Toronto Police marine unit were called to help a windsurfer who was not seen for “some time” during Sunday’s storm.

On November 15 at 5:11 pm police reported that at 5:01 pm there was a windsurfer in the water at Cherry Beach and the caller had not seen the surfer for “some time.”

The man was wearing a black wet suit with a fluorescent vest, and a blue and white surf board.

Cherry Beach
* 5:01 pm *
– Windsurfer in the water
– Caller has not seen the windsurfer for some time
– Man wearing black wet suit with fluorescent vest
– Blue and white surf board
– Marine Unit responding
* Wind warning currently in effect *#GO2168766

— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) November 15, 2020

However, 10 minutes later police reported that the surfer made it back to shore with “no injuries reported.”

According to The Weather Network, the storm on Sunday caused “record-breaking winds,” with gusts of 118 km/h at Toronto Island, the highest numbers reported in November.

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