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Massive search for man washed off rocks at Esperance beach

An extensive search is under way near Esperance for a man swept off rocks on Wednesday afternoon.

Police were notified by a member of the public about 2.40pm who believed a person had been washed off the rocks.

West Beach in Esperance, where a massive search is under way for a man swept off rocks.

West Beach in Esperance, where a massive search is under way for a man swept off rocks.Credit:Bruce Elder

The marine search and rescue operation is being conducted by Esperance Police at Salmon Beach, in West Beach, and involves two vessels from DFES marine rescue and Department of Transport, Esperance surf lifesavers on jet skis and a search helicopter.

Police said it was believed a man was unaccounted for and more information would be released once details were confirmed at the scene.

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