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Father and son safe after spending over 12 hours in open sea off Florida

A father and his 12-year-old son are safe after spending more than 12 hours overnight treading water in the Atlantic miles from the central Florida coast.

The Coast Guard said the two were swept away by the tide Saturday and found by rescuers the next morning. The father was found about 8 miles (13 kilometers) from shore and the boy two hours later and one mile (1.61 kilometers) from his father.

Both were in good condition Monday at a local hospital.

Authorities said Chris Marino was swimming when he became caught in a current. His 46-year-old father Walter Marino jumped in to save the boy. Marino's daughter saw them being carried out to sea and called the Coast Guard.

The two became separated after dark as they floated in 3-foot (0.91-meter) swells.

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