Man Drowns At Popular Victorian Beach

Third drowning since Christmas.

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A man has drowned at a beach in Rye this afternoon.

The man was seen face down in the water at the beach on Point Nepean Road shortly after 2pm where he was pulled from the water, police say.

Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

Police say the man is yet to be formally identified and will prepare a report for the coroner.

It follows two more drownings since Christmas at Woolamai Beach, on Phillip Island.

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