A search is underway for a snorkeller missing at Lord Howe Island, off the New South Wales coast.
The 20-year-old man from the ACT went snorkelling about 20 metres from the shoreline at Middle Beach on Wednesday afternoon although his pals stayed ashore, police stated.
Emergency solutions had been known as when he could not be located.
Authorities and members of the public searched the location but the man has not been seen since.
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