Arrawarra Beach. Photo: Trevor Veale
Arrawarra Beach. Photo: Trevor Veale

Swimmer dies at beach north of Coffs Harbour

A SWIMMER has died at Arrawarra Beach, police have confirmed.

At around 11am emergency services were called to the beach north of Coffs Harbour following reports a man had suffered a heart attack while swimming in the water.

The 50-year-old man was brought onto the beach where Woolgoolga Fire and Rescue crew members commenced CPR.

Paramedics from NSW Ambulance soon arrived at the scene where they continued administering CPR.

Despite their efforts, he tragically died at the scene.

A NSW Police spokesperson said a report will now be prepared for the information of the coroner.