11.30am Concern for person in difficulty on east pier as waves were breaking at high tide. Nothing to report, watch kept on pier with advice issued to the public until darkness.
17.00 A unit was tasked this afternoon to an EPIRB activation on a vessel. Area of interest searched, investigation moved search to another territory. Details on EPIRB below for those interested.
Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB). When an EPIRB is activated, the EPIRB transmits a radio signal with user registration data (including the beacon's unique ID eg.15 character UIN or HEX ID) and positioning information to a network of satellites that assist the Coast Guard in conducting an emergency rescue.
Incidents 79/15 and 80/15