Bembridge and Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Teams, Coastguard Rescue 175 helicopter, Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat, the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and Police have all been called to Shanklin seafront.
The emergency services were tasked at approximately 20:45 following concerns for 2 people in the water.
A rendezvous point has been established at the far southern end of Shanklin Esplanade.
UPDATE @ 21:30 – 2 females have been rescued from the water – 1 by a member of the public and the other by Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat.
The casualties are now in the care of paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service and are being conveyed to St Mary’s Hospital, Newport.
A member of public has reported a ‘strong smell of alcohol’ coming from the duo as they were placed into the ambulance.
Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat and Coastguard Rescue 175 helicopter are now standing down from the incident with all persons accounted for.
UPDATE @ 21:45 – The incident has now been closed with Coastguard Rescue Teams returning to station.