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Update: NBC News 2 writes that the two missing kayakers were found safe and that they blame the confusion on cell phones that died.
First reporting: Coast Guard crews are searching for two missing kayakers that went missing approximately seven-miles north of Mount Pleasant on Saturday.
The two kayakers are Chelle Sidden and Windy Watson.
Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified at approximately 7:30 p.m., Saturday from a family member when Sidden and Watson did not arrive in Caper's Island at 5 p.m., as expected.
Searching for Sidden and Watson are rescue crews from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a small response boat.
If anyone has information, please contact the Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center at 843-740-7050.
Boaters are reminded to file a float plan before getting underway. For more information on float plans and safe boating tips, please visit http://www.uscgboating.org/