UPDATED with the name of the missing boater.

The search continues for a boater missing from Kewaunee Harbor. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release Thursday morning:

Incident: 18-05051 Media Release #2

(Kewaunee, WI) On July 4th, 2018 at 10:49 pm, the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department received a call for a missing boater who had gone fishing out of Kewaunee Harbor.

Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, Kewaunee Police Department and the US Coast Guard began searching for the missing boater. The US Coast guard utilized a helicopter and was able to locate the missing boat. The boater was not in the boat.

The Operator of the boat in this incident has been identified as Mark A. Wautelet, Age 38 of Kewaunee.

The search for the missing boater is ongoing.