Coast Guard locates disabled boat off SoCal Coast (updated)

In this file photo, the U.S. Coast Guard performs rescue drills as fishermen look on from the Venice pier a day after a lightning storm killed one person in the ocean nearby. Boats from the Coast Guard and Baywatch, along with helicopters from Los Angeles and San Diego on Monday were assisting in the search for a disabled 17-foot boat that was headed from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes.
In this file photo, the U.S. Coast Guard performs rescue drills as fishermen look on from the Venice pier a day after a lightning storm killed one person in the ocean nearby. Boats from the Coast Guard and Baywatch, along with helicopters from Los Angeles and San Diego on Monday were assisting in the search for a disabled 17-foot boat that was headed from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes. Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC

Updated 11:22 a.m.: The disabled 17-foot boat with three people aboard that had been heading from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes has been found after an overnight search by the U.S. Coast Guard, NBC4 reports

The boat was located about 11 miles from Santa Catalina Island Monday morning, according to NBC4.

Officials said the group was found in good condition by a fellow boater around 8:40 a.m., CBS2 reports:

The boaters were taken to a local hospital for a medical examination.

The boat was being towed to a local harbor for repairs.

7:42 a.m.: The U.S. Coast Guard in Southern California is searching for three people believed to be stranded on a disabled 17-foot boat headed from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Lt. Michael Turanitza says Monday morning that the Coast Guard got a 911 call from the boaters after 8 p.m. Sunday saying the engine died, but their phone battery died during the call.

He says the boat doesn't have flares, a radio or a global positioning system, making the search more complicated.

Boats from the Coast Guard and Baywatch, along with helicopters from Los Angeles and San Diego are assisting in the search.

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