The PSNI are in attendance at Portavogie Harbour after the discovery of “human remains”.
The identity of the person whose remains were found has not yet been established, police say.
A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are currently at Portavogie Harbour following the discovery of human remains at sea.
Efforts are underway to establish the identity and a cause of death for the deceased.”
The spokesperson added: “There are no further details at present.”