ATLANTIC BEACH - Rescuers are searching by sea and air for a missing paddle boarder off Atlantic Beach. 

Officials say Gary Turkel, 41, was last seen paddle boarding over the weekend near Ocean Boulevard.

At 6:15 p.m. Sunday, the fire department got a report of a missing person in the water.

Turkel's family called to say he failed to return. He was not wearing a life jacket. 

The Coast Guard and Nassau Police Marine Bureau both participated in the search. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.