U.S. Coast Guard rescues overturned kayaker in Bellingham Bay

U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) rescued a kayaker who overturned in 46-degree water in Bellingham Bay on Saturday.

According to the USCG, at around 3:39 p.m., Bellingham rescue crews posted a picture of the 60-year-old kayaker laying down in their boat, covered in blankets. 

Crews say the kayaker used a handheld VHF radio to call in help.

USCG officials say the kayaker was in stable condition when they transferred him to medical crews.