A windsurfer disappeared around 4pm yesterday afternoon while surfing in El Médano, the emergency co-ordination services have announced. At present, lifeboats, Policía Local, Protección Civil and a helicopter are trying to locate the missing individual. Nothing more is known at present. Canarias24Horas
Update 9.43pm: Canarian TV news has just reported that the man feared lost is safe and well, having got out of the water by his own means. All emergency search facilities have now thankfully been called off.