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RNLI Save Windsurfer in Colwyn Bay

Date
06/11/2014
What Happened
Person tired/overwhelmed by water
What Caused
Adverse environmental conditions
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Adverse weather
Injury Details
N/A
Outcome
Near miss
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
A MALE windsurfer in difficulty off the Colwyn Bay coast was brought to safety by Llandudno's RNLI inshore lifeboat.

The man, a North Wales university student in his 20s, got into trouble due to blustery conditions on Thursday, November 6.

An RNLI spokesperson said that out of immediate shelter the winds reached �gale force� along the shore.
Supporting Information
http://www.northwalespioneer.co.uk/news/140475/llandudno-rnli-rescue-windsurfer-off-colwyn-bay-coastline.aspx

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