A man has died after a suspected drowning on the NSW South Coast.
Emergency services were called to Long Beach, near Batemans Bay, about 12.30pm on Sunday after a member of the public found an empty kayak and notified police, NSW Police said in a statement on Sunday.
Police found a body in the water and an officer retrieved it.
The man has not been formally identified but is believed to be 43 years old.
An investigation has begun and a report will be prepared for the coroner.