The U.S. Coast Guard says it has found a missing kayaker alive after searching the water near Fort Gorges Island, off Portland, Maine.

The Coast Guard says someone called at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday and reported finding a 10-foot, orange Pelican Trailblazer in the water, with no kayaker aboard. Inside the paddle craft was only a bag containing a watch and a damaged cellphone.

The Portland Press Herald reports the kayaker had been towed to shore by a friend who was kayaking with her. They abandoned the kayak in the water and didn’t tell anyone.

The Coast Guard had been searching by sea and air. The island also was searched Monday.

The kayak was not labeled with contact information, and there were no correlating reports of a missing person.

The U.S. Coast Guard says a 10-foot, orange Pelican Trailblazer with no kayaker aboard was found near Fort Gorges in Casco Bay.

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