Police say a man in his mid-40s was found floating in the ocean north of the Cocoa Beach pier.
The man's name was not released pending the notification of next-of-kin.
The man was spotted by surfers who called 9-1-1.
He was taken to the Cape Canaveral Hospital, where he was declared dead Friday afternoon.
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