UPDATE (5:00 p.m.) - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a couple reportedly swept out to sea in Pismo Beach, pending any additional leads.
There have been no updated reports on the couple and there have been no reports of missing persons to local authorities.
UPDATE (3:35 p.m. ) - The U.S. Coast Guard resumed the search from the air mid-morning on Sunday.
There have been no updated reports on the couple, but officials said they received unconfirmed reports of a couple, who matched the description of the missing couple, drying off, getting into a sedan and leaving the Shell Beach area Saturday afternoon.
However, rescue crews will continue to search until it is confirmed the couple is not in distress.
UPDATE (8:30 a.m. Sunday) - The U.S. Coast Guard says the case remains open and the search for the two people will resume from the air Sunday once the fog has lifted.
UPDATE (9:02 p.m.) - The U.S. Coast Guard will continue searching for the couple tonight and conduct a first-flight check Sunday morning.
However, officials said they have low confidence the couple is still in the water based on unconfirmed reports that the couple was seen leaving Dinosaur Caves Park.
U.S. Coast Guard authorities said they received unconfirmed reports of a couple, who matched the description of the missing couple, drying off, getting into a sedan and leaving the Shell Beach area.
A man fishing nearby notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center watchstanders at approximately 3:00 p.m., reporting he witnessed the woman fall into the water and the man jump in after her, according to officials.
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew and a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to search.
UPDATE (8:07 p.m.) - The U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopter refueled and returned searching the area.
KSBY reached out to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office to see if any missing persons reports were filed and there have been none since yesterday.
UPDATE (6:44 p.m.) - Search and rescue teams are still attempting to locate and make contact with the couple, according to the U.S Coast Guard.
Officials said crews are checking with some swimmers in the area and other beachgoers to see if all of their parties are accounted for.
Rescue crews said they plan to keep searching until all signs of distress are mitigated.
UPDATE (4:13 p.m.) - The U.S Coast Guard is still actively searching for the missing couple.
Earlier, when KSBY reached out to CAL FIRE SLO, their crews said they were no longer searching, however other search and rescue crews are still attempting to locate the couple.
In an update from the Los Angeles Coast Guard office, a Command Duty Officer said a helicopter is searching up and down the coastline and will continue to search throughout the evening.
The USCG is currently searching for a white female with blue hair wearing a bathing suit and a black male who were swept into the ocean near Dinosaur Park Pismo Beach. Anyone with information that can assist in the search efforts are requested to contact the USCG 310-521-3801— USCG Los Angeles (@USCGLosAngeles) April 18, 2021
A woman with blue hair in a bathing suit was standing on a cliff near Dinosaur Caves Park when she was swept away by a wave. A man, also in a bathing suit, jumped in after her, according to officials.
The couple was believed to have been swept towards a cove, but was not spotted there by rescue swimmers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the U.S Coast Guard at 310-521-3801.
UPDATE (4:13 p.m.) - Search and rescue crews with CAL FIRE SLO have called off the search for the couple.
According to CAL FIRE SLO, it is assumed the couple made it back to shore.
ORIGINAL STORY (3:13 p.m.) - Rescue swimmers are attempting to locate a couple reportedly swept out to sea in Pismo Beach.
According to CAL FIRE SLO officials, a woman standing on a cliff was swept out to sea near Inn at the Cove on Price St. around 3 p.m.
Initial reports said the man with her jumped in after her to try and save her.
Around 3:45 p.m., beachgoers reported that the couple made it to shore near a cove surrounded by water.
Rescue swimmers and boats went out to the cove, but have been unable to locate them.
CHP's H70 as well as the Port San Luis Harbor Patrol are still searching for the couple.
This is a developing story, check back later for details.