Windsurfer rescued off Merimbula

A windsurfer has been rescued off Bar Beach, Merimbula after he was spotted struggling in the windy conditions.

Marine Rescue Merimbula was contacted about 5pm on Wednesday, November 15 before two rescue members boarded a private fishing boat and rescued the man.

A member of the public spotted the surfer looking tired and struggling offshore before reporting the incident.

A whale watching vessel was unable to reach the surfer, which required Marine Rescue to attend.

Pambula Surf Life Saving Club was also alerted.

It is believed the man is not injured as police and paramedics attended the scene.