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'Home and Away' character lost at sea: First look at 2013 - video
The latest instalment to air on Network Seven in Australia saw Heath Braxton (Dan Ewing) attacked and left for dead out at sea by troubled Jamie Sharpe (Hugo Johnstone-Burt).
Jamie was following the instructions of his villainous father Adam (Martin Lynes), who wanted revenge against the Braxtons following clashes with Brax.
Home and Away will now be off screen until January in Australia, but the show's latest promo offers a sneak peek at the efforts to rescue Heath.
UK viewers at Channel 5 pace will see Home and Away stay on air until Friday, December 14. After that, the show goes on its Christmas break and will return on Monday, January 7.
The dramatic season finale is currently scheduled to air in the UK on Friday, February 15.