HALF MOON BAY -- Authorities were still searching Sunday night for two San Francisco people without life jackets who went missing after their 23-foot fishing boat capsized Sunday morning off the San Mateo County coast.

A large wave flipped the boat, which had four people aboard, about a mile out from the Pigeon Point Lighthouse around 10:30 a.m., said San Mateo County Sheriff's Detective Rebecca Rosenblatt. Two people with life jackets managed to get to shore, while two others without vests were still missing.

All four boaters are from San Francisco and set out on a fishing trip around 5:30 a.m. from near Candlestick Park, said Rosenblatt. No word was available on the condition of the boaters who made it to shore.

In addition to the San Mateo County fire and medical workers on the ground, who were dispatched around 11:25 a.m., the Coast Guard, Sheriff's Office and others have joined in the massive search.

Rosenblatt said that Jet Skis from the Sheriff's office joined the search, but were called back in when the seas got too rough.

The Coast Guard cutter Tern will stay on the water overnight and be relieved in the morning, and a Coast Guard C-130 will continue searching from the air through about 1 a.m. Monday morning, according to Lt. J.G. Joshua Dykman.

Staff writer Daniel M. Jimenez contributed to this report. Contact Joshua Melvin at 650-348-4335. Follow him at Twitter.com/melvinreport.



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