EARLIER today Polair searched waters off Wollongong after reports yesterday of a small vessel sinking.
Police issued a statement late today saying that Polair and other services have been unable to locate any sign of the vessel, and no person or vessel has been reported missing.
Police received reports a boat had sunk and its occupants were in difficulty off Wollongong Harbour on Sunday evening.
Shortly before 6pm on Sunday 11 a triple zero call was made after a woman and a few other people reported seeing a small boat that appeared to be sinking and two people in the water. Police attended Wollongong Harbour and commenced a search 600m off the lighthouse.
Volunteers from local surf lifesaving clubs and marine rescue personnel joined water police and two helicopters in the search which has been unable to locate the boat or its occupants. Officers on land have also been searched the foreshore and checked boat ramps for vehicles and trailers.