A man has been reported missing off Sapphire Beach.
A man has been reported missing off Sapphire Beach.

Search underway for man missing off Coffs Coast beach

UPDATE: The man reported  missing off a Coffs Coast beach today has been found safe and well. 

EARLIER: A MALE swimmer has been reported missing off Sapphire Beach, north of Coffs Harbour.

Emergency services including NSW Police, Coffs Harbour Lifeguards, NSW Ambulance and SES crews are at the scene following reports the male, who is believed to be aged in his 40s, was swept out to sea.

Coffs Harbour City Lifeguard Greg Hackfath confirmed the incident to The Advocate, and said the search is currently underway.

A Westpac Rescue Helicopter has also joined in on the extensive water search.

More to come.

Emergency services are at the scene at Sapphire Beach.
Emergency services are at the scene at Sapphire Beach.