Photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff Friends and family of a missing 43-year-old man look out over Sylvan Lake at Sunbreaker Cove as police and volunteers search the lake Tuesday afternoon. The man went missing after a boating mishap late Sunday afternoon.

Update: Search resumes for boater missing on Sylvan Lake for two days

Forty-three-year old man was part of a group of four; all others made it to shore safely

The search has resumed for a 43-year-old boater who went missing on Sylvan Lake two days ago.

About eight boats, a drone and a dive team, scoured the lake Tuesday, searching for the missing man. It is believed he was thrown into the water after his boat capsized.

Just after 4 p.m. Sunday, three adults and a 10-year-old child left Sunbreaker Cove on a boat. About 10 minutes later a storm hit the lake. The storm overturned the boat and all four occupants were thrown from the boat.

Three of them were able to stay with the boat using their personal flotation devices. They managed to swim to shore.

The 43-year-old male was last seen in the water. Police believe he was injured when the boat capsized.

Sylvan Lake RCMP, Sylvan Lake fire department and Alberta Parks Conservation officers have searched for the missing boater Sunday evening and all day Monday. Due to inclement weather Monday, search efforts were suspended.

Search efforts resumed Tuesday morning. Police will provide an update when new information is available.

Police will not release the names of the boaters involved.


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