Kayakers ‘safe and well’ after distress call
UPDATE: Senior Constable Brittany Duncan said all three people who were reportedly in distress offshore at Woodgate had been rescued, “safe and well”.
She said a person on a jet ski went out to help them back to shore.
Earlier: Three people in kayaks are reportedly in distress in waters off Woodgate.
A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said the kayakers were reported to be about 150m offshore and the “kayaks keep tipping over”.
At 3.10pm it was believed someone on a jet ski was going out to help the stricken paddlers.
Water police have been advised of the situation.
The spokeswoman said a family member approached someone who called Triple 0.
This is a developing story, more to come.