The coastguard has said it is "highly unlikely" a man, who was swept into the sea in gale-force winds has survived.
Stuart Atkinson, watch manager at Crosby Coastguard station, said the strong, westerly gale-force winds made the search operation difficult.
More top news
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences as he prepared to leave the UK.
An man is reported to have wounded at least five people - two seriously - in an attack in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen.
Donald Trump's son-in-law has denied any improper conduct during four contacts with Russians during and after the presidential election.