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Occurred : 8/22/1999 01:00 (Entered as : 08/22/99 1:00)
Reported: 8/23/1999 14:50
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Oak Harbor, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:3 hours
I saw a red light that seemed some distance from me to the east making very strange (impossible for known aircraft) movements.

Me and my girlfreind were sitting on the east beach of Deception Pass state park. While we were sitting their I noticed a red light above the hills on the other side of the water. (the other side is probably 1/2 - 3/4 of a mile away) I couldn't give a descent distance reading, but It looked to be a ways of (5-10 miles). I was looking at it at probably a 20 degree angle so it would have been pretty high above the ground (1000 feet?) I would have thought it was some natural occurance (radio antenna light, plane, etc) except for that it was moving back and forth and making some very random movements (small loops, stopping quickly and then going the other way.) If it was as far away as a felt it was it would have been moving at least a mile back and forth in these movements. It would have done this in about 3-4 seconds. I never saw the object disappear and it was their when I left at about 3:40 in the morning. For all I know it could be something natural and I wouldn't have reported it except for the odd movements. If you happen to have any investigators up in oak harbor here's some precise information to my location. I was on the east shoreline (the beach you can see from the bridge) of the beach, about a hundred yards down from some large rock formations. Right below where the object was their was a flashing light/lighthouse (or something similar) something on the hill across from where we were. If you were to sit in the spot and look at the lighthouse then look up above the hill a degree or two that's were the object was.