WOODBURY - Rescue teams have resumed their search today for a swimmer who went missing yesterday at Jones Beach.

Officials have identified the missing swimmer as 49-year-old Raymond Roth. The Massapequa resident hasn't been seen since 4 p.m. yesterday.

Roth's family told police that the he is an avid swimmer and a regular at Jones Beach. Officials say a storm moved into the area not long before Roth went missing.

Lifeguards closed a large portion of the beach at Field 6 yesterday in order to search for Roth.

Officials had temporarily halted the search for Roth last night.