The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer in Milford, Conn., Today.

Missing is 40-year-old Brian Bakunas, who was last seen swimming near the Walnut Beach Pier shortly before 8 p.m. The reporting source lost site of Bakunas in the heavy surf.

The Coast Guard is urging the public to stay clear of beaches – Even the best swimmers can fall victim to the strong waves and rip currents caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coast Guard Public Affairs at 917-703-0983.

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