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Australia Man drowns after at unpatrolled beach on NSW Central Coast

11:20  25 october  2021
11:20  25 october  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A man has tragically drowned in front of shocked beachgoers on the NSW Central Coast . Emergency services were called to Spoon Bay, south of Forresters Beach before before 2pm on Monday following reports a man had been pulled from the water unconscious. An on-duty lifeguard commenced CPR prior to paramedics arriving but the man died at the scene, despite the desperate attempts to revive him.

A man in his 50s has died after trying to save his son from drowning at a beach on the Central Coast on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to Frazer Beach , south -east of Lake Macquarie, following reports two men had beendragged from the water unconscious by bystanders about 1.30pm. The father, 55, tried to rescue his son, 20, who became stuck in a rip off the unpatrolled beach . Tuggerah Lakes Chief Inspector Col Lott told Nine News that a boat operator assisted the men ashore, "but unfortunately the father had stopped breathing by that stage, as had the son".

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A body board rider has tragically drowned in front of shocked beachgoers on the NSW Central Coast.

Emergency services were called to Spoon Bay, south of Forresters Beach before before 2pm on Monday following reports a man had been pulled from the water unconscious.

It's understood the man, 41 was body boarding in rough swells when he came off his board and sustained a head injury after he fell onto rocks at the northern end of the beach.

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He was pulled to shore by bystanders still attached to his board by a leash, the Central Coast Express Advocate reported.

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A Nepalese masters student, two young men on days out with friends and a grandfather trying to rescue two girls caught in a rip are among the victims of a horror 48 hours around NSW beaches and waterways. The drowning toll over the past week rose to seven on Tuesday afternoon after a male swimmer died after he was found unconscious at The Entrance on the Central Coast . Swimmers found the man floating in the water at Merry Beach , which is unpatrolled , at 6.25pm. An off-duty nurse started CPR but the man , from Kensington died.

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A lifeguard from nearby Wamberal Beach commenced CPR prior to paramedics arriving but the man died at the scene, despite the desperate attempts to revive him.

Three ambulance crews and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to the incident.

The man is yet to be formally identified.

Brisbane Water Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

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Officers praised lifeguards and beachgoers for their desperate attempts in trying to revive the man.

'Their efforts can be commended in the circumstances, they responded as soon as they were notified and despite their best efforts the male could not be revived,' Brisbane Water Chief Inspector Paul Nicholls said.

It's understood the man was at the beach with another person.

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A 26-YEAR-OLD man has died in a suspected drowning at Avoca Beach on the NSW Central Coast . THE man was found unconscious at an unpatrolled area of Avoca Beach just after 1pm on Monday. Originally published asMan found dead at NSW Central Coast beach .

A MAN drowned in the surf at a NSW Central Coast beach on Monday, making him the second person to die in the area in 24 hours. Police said just before 2pm on Monday, emergency services were called to Umina Beach after a 51-year-old man got into trouble in the water. NSW ambulance tried to revive the man after he was pulled out of the surf but he died at the scene. It is believed the man may have suffered a medical episode. The NSW drowning death toll has now risen to 21 since Christmas Day. This tragedy comes just after another man drowned at Gravelly Beach , near Soldier’s Beach

'We are still investigating the circumstances of when he arrived, who he arrived with and what led up to before he went into the water,' Chief Inspector Nicholls said.

'That will form part of our investigation.'

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Bordered and fronted by continuous rocky reefs, the unpatrolled beach is notorious for its dangerous current and strong rips.

Spoon Bay has been the scene of previous drownings, including an elderly male swimmer, 89, in June 2020.

'However while waves are usually low a three permanent rips drains the gutters between the beach and rocks and have caused fatalities,' beachsafe.org.au warns on its website.

There have been growing calls for the beach to be patrolled after a local mum and her three children almost drowned in a rip in January.

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