At about 2.15pm today (Wednesday 24 August) the UK Coastguard received a report that three people required urgent medical assistance after being pulled from the water at Camber Sands.
UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopters based Lydd and Lee on Solent were immediately sent to the area, along with Dungeness and Rye Bay Coastguard Rescue Teams and Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat. There is also a Senior Coastal Operations Officer on scene.
An air ambulance has also been sent to the location.
This incident is ongoing.