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The U.S. Coast Guard says a windsurfer was rescued after she became stranded off the coast of Rhode Island.

Officials received a report around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday from a windsurfer who said his partner's board had failed and she became stranded on rocks near the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge.

Authorities say a 45-foot Coast Guard boat couldn't get close enough to reach the woman, so a crewman jumped in, swam to her and helped her get off the rocks and across about 15 yards of water into the rescue boat.

The Coast Guard says the unidentified woman is in good condition.




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