Recreational diver rescued near Cape Jaffa

A RECREATIONAL diver was rescued after spending two hours adrift in the water off Cape Jaffa on Sunday afternoon.

DIVER SEARCH: A State Emergency Service rescue boat took part in the search for a missing diver off Cape Jaffa on Sunday afternoon. The man was found uninjured. Picture: GRAHAM MELLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

DIVER SEARCH: A State Emergency Service rescue boat took part in the search for a missing diver off Cape Jaffa on Sunday afternoon. The man was found uninjured.
Picture: GRAHAM MELLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

The alarm was raised about 12.15pm after a man diving for lobsters did not return to the boat.

The boat was about 2.2 nautical miles from shore when only two of the three divers resurfaced.

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