Meanwhile, Avery remained near the patients to keep them calm and in case they were swept off by large surf.
Other lifeguards were then sent over the hill to do radio relay, while others were sent with tubes, fins and rock rescue equipment in case a water rescue had to be performed.
“It was full tide with worse conditions and waves had been breaking over the fisherman since 11am,” the post read.
Due to a delay in the first helicopter after a mechanical breakdown, a backup helicopter arrived at 1:15pm.
The post warns fishermen becoming stranded on rocks is a problem the lifeguards face on “a regular basis”.
“Usually, the fishermen have no water experience, poor communication, and no understanding for the danger they are putting themselves in,” the post explained.
“The conditions today with large swells makes rescues a big task for lifeguards and emergency services who put their lives at risk to rescue these fishermen.”
Both men received minor injuries.