- The two 16-year-old boys were among five teens who waded into the surf Saturday
- Three made it back to shore
The two 16-year-olds and three friends waded into the surf at Ocean Beach and got pulled out into the water, the SFGate reported
. Three made it back to shore and were hospitalized in stable condition.
For five hours, Coast Guard and fire department officials scoured the waters in a 54-square-mile area looking for the two teens, the Coast Guard said.
Investigating agencies notified their families that they have probably drowned, and no recovery effort will be conducted
, officials told the SFGate.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the missing persons," said Capt. Greg Stump, a Coast Guard commander in San Francisco.
"We want to thank all of our partner agencies who assisted with search efforts for their dedication and service to the public."