Rob DeCou starts from Dungeness Spit in his bid to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca in a wetsuit on Saturday. (Luke Rafferty)

Rob DeCou starts from Dungeness Spit in his bid to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca in a wetsuit on Saturday. (Luke Rafferty)

UPDATE: Strait swimmer calls off crossing attempt for safety reasons

Currents forced Rob DeCou to swim more than 31 miles instead of the planned 18 miles

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