Rescue crews search for man missing off Rockaway Beach

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Rescue crews are searching early Tuesday morning for a man who went missing in the water off the coast of the White House Hotel at Rockaway Beach. 

The missing swimmer was identified as 28-year-old Tyler Collins of Merced County. 

Three men reportedly went swimming after drinking. They were in the water about chest high when they started feeling a strong undercurrent. Pacifica Police were called to the area around 3:30 a.m. after two of the men reported their friend had not come out of the water. 

The coast guard was called to the area around 4:30 a.m. 

At this point, additional details have not been released.