18/03/18 11:34 – 13:00 hrs
Coxswain was alerted by a member of the public assisting in a search on the beach at St Andrews, with over 100 civilians taking part.
LOM and Coastguard informed, search teams deployed by Police & Coastguard to assist search of teenager missing since 14/03/18.
After considering the weather conditions at the harbour mouth for launching and the distance to travel, the LOM decided not to launch.
Crew stood down at 1210hrs and assisted clear the debris and seaweed covering the slip, minimising any risk if a further service was required.
Wind Force 6-7 Near gale
Wind direction SE
Sea state Rough