The Sheerness inshore lifeboat was tasked by the UK Coastguard 20:27 on Monday 6 September to reports of a person entering the water from the isle of Grain. Having launched with a crew of three the ILB was unable to get closer than 8 cables from the reported position due to the tide being at low water.
The Coastguard helicopter, which was also on the scene, located several people on the sea wall at Grain who reported that all was OK with nobody in trouble.
The lifeboat was stood down20:50, and was back on station at 21:15. The incident is logged as False alarm with good intent. Weather; clear sky, E2, calm, good vis.