A search has resumed for a fisherman swept off rocks north of Sydney while the body of a man has been found on the NSW north coast.
The man, aged in his 60s, was fishing with a group of three others, all of whom were rescued after being swept into the waters of Fingal Bay in Port Stephens, 221km northeast of Sydney, on Saturday morning.
An extensive search was initiated to find the fourth fisherman, but it was suspended at 6pm, due to dangerous surf conditions.
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The multi-agency water and land-based search resumed on Sunday morning.
One of the rescued anglers, a man in his 50s, suffered injuries to his upper torso and was flown to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.
A woman and a man who were part of the group were also treated by paramedics.
It comes as NSW authorities issued a warning for hazardous surf on Sunday for Byron Coast, Coffs Coast, Macquarie Coast and Hunter Coast
NSW Police said the body of a man aged in his 70s was found at Iluka Bay, 115km south of Byron, on Saturday evening.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.
They said the man is yet to be formally identified.