UPDATE: Police have spoken to the member of the public believed to be the missing swimmer. He is safe and well. Police would like to thank the community and media for their assistance.
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a man who may be swimming between Redland Bay and Stradbroke Island.
While in the water off Redland Bay, the man told two kayakers he was swimming to Stradbroke Island.
Police hold concerns for his safety due to high winds and weather conditions.
Police are urging anyone with information about the man or knows his whereabouts to contact police.
A land and sea search has failed to locate anything further and has been scaled back until more information is received.
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