The five men — some of whom were trained lifeguards — drowned off the coast of the Netherlands.
救援人员取消了搜索任何剩余的尸体周二，确认五只死抢救从什么叫做当局只是一个上网后“人大小的泡沫层” in The North Sea.
The victims, who took to the sea Monday evening off the coast of The Hague, were all experienced surfers between the ages of 22 and 38, according toThe Guardian。当局推测，暴风雨天气和强风有助于产生被困海上的泡沫的大量层和淹死的人。
但KNRM，当地救生员服务，officially called off its search经过2天的救援行动，包括消防队的救援大队，警察和海岸警卫队。KNRM表示，检索周一晚间三次冲浪者，其中两人死亡。第三幸存下来，并告诉救援人员有更多的人在水中。
通过Tuesday afternoon, two more bodies were recovered and another was seen, but it disappeared from sight and could not be retrieved. During the effort, rescue personnel waded through waist-deep foam along the beach. Authorities even used a helicopter to help blow away some of the foam during the operation.
“How is it possible that such experienced surfers were completely taken by surprise at a spot they knew so well?” she lamented. “But also: how is it possible that a drama unfolded at one harbor inlet while at the other harbor inlet, not even 100 meters away, people were still surfing until late in the evening?”