The 54 foot long fishing vessel Yow Hsu Man was reported missing near Guam. The Yow Hsu Man was en route towards Guam after its captain had suffered medical complications. Weather reports state the vessel was battling a severe gale with 18 foot seas and 20 knot winds. Authorities had monitored the Yow Hsu Man for two days before communication was lost. A Coast Guard cutter along with a nearby tanker have diverted towards the last known position of the fishing vessel. A Navy helicopter was also dispatched to aid in the search efforts.