Marine search, Moreton Bay

Water Police are appealing for public assistance to identify the owner of a kayak sighted this afternoon in Moreton Bay.

Around 3.15pm, a small inflatable grey and yellow kayak was sighted by a member of the public approximately six nautical miles east of Drury Point, Scarborough. Water Police conducted a search of the waters however have failed to locate the craft or any person in the water.

Unconfirmed reports indicate around 1pm an unknown inflatable craft was sighted about one nautical mile off Drury Point and a woman was recovered from this location by a passing jet ski and returned to Scarborough Beach.

Police are appealing for the woman or the rider of the jet ski to contact Brisbane Water Police, to confirm whether these incidents are related.

Any person who may have seen the kayak or has further information is urged to contact police.

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