A body of a male was found on the beach in East Cowes yesterday morning.
The death is not being treated as suspicious but police are appealing for any information which might lead to them being able to identify him.
He is described as Asian, short and of slim build between 30 and 40 years old with dark, collar length hair. He was wearing brown corduroy trousers and a blue shirt.
Anyone with any information should call police on 101, quoting the reference number 44200163661.