A man has gone missing from Gillards Beach near Tathra.
The 42 year went for a run and swim but never returned to the beach to get his belongings.
South Coast police, Pol Air, Surf Rescue along with the Marine Command, SES and Ambos launched a search around 5.30 last night.
It was suspended because of fading light, but has resumed this morning.
Photo: Google maps. Iva Stencel