Three kayakers are safe after getting into difficulty in stormy conditions off the Pembrokeshire coast this afternoon (Saturday).

RNLI crews and a Coastguard helicopter were involved in the operation off Sandy Haven, near Milford Haven.

HM Coastguard said: "HM Coastguard received a call at 2pm this afternoon (08 December) from the police saying that three people were in difficulty after having capsized in their kayaks near to Sandy Haven, Pembrokeshire. 

Western Telegraph:

PICTURE: HM Coastguard Broad Haven.

"Coastguard rescue teams from Dale and Broadhaven, Angle RNLI Lifeboat, HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at St Athan, the [Milford Haven]Port Authority pilot boat and a Marine Police boat were all sent. 

"One casualty made it safely ashore on their own, one was rescued from the water by Angle RNLI lifeboat, the other was winched from a cliff by the coastguard helicopter. 

"All are reported to be safe and well."