FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Broward sheriff’s deputies came to the rescue of three men who were in a boat the capsized.

It happened about a mile off Pompano Beach on Tuesday night.

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According to the sheriff’s office, deputies in a helicopter helped a marine patrol unit find the men who were sitting on top of the overturned boat frantically waving a light toward shore.

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The men were rescued and brought back to dry land.

Deputies believe the fishing boat capsized due to the high winds and rough conditions.

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All three men were wearing life jackets.