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Beach Finder app

With the RNLI Beach Finder app, you can easily search the UK for lifeguarded beaches, to make sure you and your family have a safe and fun trip to the coast.

Free and available for Apple and Android devices, the app also gives you real-time weather and tide information. Once you've chosen the right beach, you can take a challenging beach quiz and send virtual postcards.

With Beach Finder in your pocket, you've got one less thing to worry about this Summer.

You don't need to pack the lifeguard. Finding a safe, lifeguarded beach has never been easier.


  • Search the UK for beaches with lifeguards.

  • Test your knowledge with a challenging beach quiz.

  • Send virtual postcards from your favourite beaches.

  • Check in at beaches using Twitter or Facebook.

  • View live weather and 5-day forecasts.

  • See tide times.

  • Check water quality with information from the Marine Conservation Society.

  • View lifeguard season dates, patrol times and safety warnings.

Download the app: 


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