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Rosebud Beach front: Urgent search for 4 teenagers who vanished although paddling on inflatable boards

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4 teenagers expended the night time crammed onto two paddle boards when missing at sea as they have been swept absent by sturdy currents to a tiny island 20 kilometres absent from their departure position.

The two male and two feminine young people, aged from 18 to 19, have been employing two inflatable paddle boards off Rosebud Seashore on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula on Monday afternoon, when they became caught in potent tides.

Their belongings, together with cell phones and a car, ended up discovered abandoned on the beach by a passerby at about 8 pm and the team was declared missing shortly soon after.

A big look for procedure was introduced for the team, who experienced travelled to Rosebud to rejoice finishing their remaining college examinations.

Victoria Law enforcement confirmed all 4 experienced been uncovered on Swan Island on the opposite facet of Port Phillip Bay quickly soon after 9am on Tuesday.

Swan Island off Queenscliff is managed by the Section of Defence and the team was discovered by a plan stability patrol. 

Two of the youngsters ended up airlifted to the hospital, while the other two have been taken by ambulance. All four are secure and have not sustained any really serious injuries.

Footage confirmed a single lady wrapped in a blanket as she was escorted into an ambulance.

Victoria Police Performing Superintendent Terence Rowlands stated the team ended up discovered by safety staff who were being on a ‘routine walk’ close to the island.

‘They (the teenagers) have been extremely chilly and extremely relieved to be on dry land,’ he told reporters.

‘Luck has a good deal to do with it.’

Loved kinds are found viewing one particular of the paddle boarders who was swept out to sea in excess of Monday night 

Family and friends have been visiting the four teenagers who were stranded on two paddle boards overnight off Victoria's Mornington Peninsula

Family and mates have been traveling to the four young adults who had been stranded on two paddle boards overnight off Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula 

Four teenagers who disappeared while paddle boarding at Rosebud Beach (pictured) off Victoria's Mornington Peninsula have been found alive

4 youngsters who disappeared when paddle boarding at Rosebud Seashore (pictured) off Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula have been discovered alive

The group were found on Swan Island some 21 kilometres away from where they'd been on Rosebud Beach

The team had been discovered on Swan Island some 21 kilometres absent from where they’d been on Rosebud Seashore

Police are seen outside the Rosebud Yacht Club on Tuesday morning after a search for the teens resumed. All four have been found alive

Law enforcement are noticed outdoors the Rosebud Yacht Club on Tuesday morning soon after a research for the teens resumed. All four have been observed alive

A major search operation was launched to find the missing teenagers who vanished on Monday

A significant lookup procedure was launched to obtain the missing teens who vanished on Monday

Soon after their possessions were being located, specialist police had straight away scoured the place for the team but the search was halted at 4am on Tuesday owing to deteriorating ailments.

The search resumed on Tuesday morning, with h2o police, rescue boats and helicopters all associated.

Acting Inspector Ian Pregnell mentioned the loved types of the teens were being conquer with emotion on hearing the good information.

‘It was really an psychological time for the families, all far too typically these issues commonly conclusion in tragedy so one may possibly say this is a Christmas wonder,’ he instructed 3AW. 

Family members were overcome with emotion after hearing the news their children had been found safe and well

Family members had been get over with emotion soon after listening to the news their children had been located safe and sound and effectively

Jack Shi, the father of one of the men, is seen on Tuesday morning after his son and his friends were found safe

Jack Shi, the father of just one of the guys, is noticed on Tuesday early morning following his son and his pals were discovered safe and sound

Loved ones are seen dropping off gifts to the teens that went missing overnight

Beloved ones are observed dropping off items to the teens that went lacking right away

The teens were taken to hospital but did not suffer any serious injuries (pictured are loved ones visiting them)

The teens were taken to medical center but did not endure any major injuries (pictured are loved types viewing them)

Loved ones of one of the paddle boarders are seen visiting them at hospital

Liked ones of a single of the paddle boarders are seen visiting them at clinic

Director of Long gone Fishing Charters, Chris Vasilevski, who frequents the area, reported the wind had kicked up to about 25knots on Monday night time, the equivalent to 46km/hour. 

‘The east wind for all-around that region is almost certainly a single of the worst due to the fact there is no safety at all,’ he advised the radio method.

The father of just one of the guys, Jack Shi, who experienced been waiting around on the shore of the beach front for any updates, stated he was disappointed the search had not resumed by 7.30am.

‘We have been waiting listed here since yesterday evening, we really take pleasure in all the aid but we hope this can be recognized by more men and women to assist,’ he reported. 

Helicopters have been utilised to help search for the missing teens who were found on Swan Island on Tuesday morning

Helicopters have been utilised to assist look for for the lacking teenagers who were being identified on Swan Island on Tuesday early morning

It is not recognized what time the team went missing.

It really is unfamiliar if the teens, who dwell in the Glen Waverley place, in Melbourne’s east, were wearing lifestyle jackets.

The look for extended as significantly as Bass Strait at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay. 

1 gentleman who was going for walks his canine along the beach front on Tuesday early morning stated he experienced noticed a yellow tent a good way out on the sand the evening ahead of. 

Conditions at the seashore worsened over Tuesday morning with the wind picking up and the water visibly choppy. 

Paramedics are seen handing out blankets to the teens after they were found safe and well on Swan Island on Tuesday morning

Paramedics are found handing out blankets to the teenagers just after they ended up identified safe and very well on Swan Island on Tuesday early morning

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