By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off Key West for nearly a dozen people after their homemade boat was found.

The Coast Guard tweeted out Sunday night that the boat was found about eight miles south of Long Key.

According to the Coast Guard, ten people used the makeshift boat after reportedly leaving from Havana for Florida last Sunday.

CBSMiami.com Team