Ocean rescue crews on Western Australia’s south coast are preparing for their worst conditions yet, as they enter the third day of the search for a man lost to swell near Albany.
- A man was washed out to sea on Saturday while fishing east of Albany
- Albany Sea Rescue Squad operations co-ordinator Chris Johns is calling on more people to wear life jackets along the coast
- Mr Johns says though the conditions are tough, people can survive if they wear a personal flotation device
Police, SES and Albany Sea Rescue Squad teams were called to Cheynes Beach on Saturday afternoon after reports a wave had swept two men into the ocean, about 50 kilometres east of Albany.
One of those men, a 23-year-old, was pulled from the water alive on…