Two kayakers missing in Lasqueti Island area found safe on Sunshine Coast

Two kayakers reported overdue about 10 p.m. Monday in the Lasqueti Island area were found safe around 10:05 a.m. Tuesday in Welcome Bay on the Sunshine Coast.

Overnight search efforts were hampered by weather, which led to high wind, high waves and low visibility.

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The sighting of the kayakers was reported by the crews of a Cormorant helicopter and coast-guard vessel Cape Cockburn.

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