A woman in her 20s has drowned at a Sydney beach and lifeguards are searching for a missing man.
The woman's body was discovered washed up at Maroubra Beach by a jogger at about 6am on Tuesday, according to NSW Surf Life Saving.
It's believed a man, also in his 20s, was with the woman and he's yet to be found.
A search effort is underway in choppy conditions involving the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, police, and lifeguards on jet skis.
A number of beaches in NSW are closed due to treacherous weather conditions with only Coogee Beach open in Sydney.
Official Police Statement
Police are appealing for information after a body was located in Sydney’s Eastern Beaches.
About 6am today (Tuesday 14 February 2017), officers attached to Eastern Beaches Local Area Command attended Maroubra Beach, following reports a woman’s body had been located by a jogger.
A crime scene has been established and an investigation is now underway.
At this stage, her death is not being treated as suspicious.
Following inquiries, a man believed to be in his 20s, is also believed to be missing and police have commenced a search in the area.
Investigations are continuing.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/