Surfer reported missing off Ocean Beach

A surfer is missing off Ocean Beach Sunday night after reportedly failing to return to shore.

The U.S. Coast Guard began searching for the surfer around 6 p.m., Coast Guard officials said. The search was soon called off after the man was found safe.

Coast Guard officials said the surfer was reported missing by a friend waiting for their return on the beach.

akoskey@sfexaminer.com

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