Police were called to Soldiers Beach near Norah Head on the Central Coast just after 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 10.
Human remains were found on the coast.
Overnight, the remains were confirmed to belong to 20-year-old Logan Losurdo, a tradie who went missing in the Magenta area last November.
Multiple people expressed their grief and posted their condolences online in social media groups dedicated to finding the missing man.
A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.