RNLI Barmouth Lifeboat Station

Barrow Lifeboat Station

There has been an RNLI presence in Barrow since 1864. The current station opened in 2001 and houses a Tamar class all weather lifeboat and a D class Inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Barrow Lifeboat Station

4.54pm 19 May 2017
4.48pm 19 May 2017
3.33pm 13 May 2017
3.32pm 13 May 2017
11.59pm 10 May 2017
4.08pm 1 May 2017
7.54pm 7 April 2017
5.04am 22 March 2017
12.14am 15 February 2017
6.11pm 16 January 2017
2.18pm 8 January 2017
10.16am 6 September 2016
10.16am 6 September 2016
10.12am 6 September 2016
10.05am 6 September 2016
11.54am 4 September 2016
3.38pm 23 August 2016
10.12am 8 July 2016

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 11°C
Max: 18°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Next tide

Tue 23 May
Low: 4:04am 1.9m
High: 9:53am 9.0m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Barrow Lifeboat Station
Piel Street
Roa Island
LA13 0QQ

Station phone number

01229 820941


Free council car park available on Roa Island and, with consideration to local residents, there is limited street parking.

Visiting times

Access to the station’s viewing gallery depends on when the station is manned. Please contact the station on 01229 820941 before travelling or pre-book your visit.

Visitor contact

Mike Cumming. For pre-booked station tours and group visits

Visitor contact phone number

07854 712489

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Porthcawl RNLI - 30/12/16 – launch to boat aground on Sker Rocks
Aberystwyth RNLI and New Quay RNLI – 11/11/16 – night search
Little and Broad Haven RNLI – 17/7/16 – launch to reports of people in the water at Nolton Haven
RNLI lifeguards – 16/8/16 – Rescue of a family and dog cut off by the tide at Newgale
St Davids RNLI – 15/4/16 – launch to yacht in difficulty in rough seas
Douglas RNLI – 18/9/16 – launch to yacht with failed engine
Llandudno RNLI and Conwy RNLI – 30/9/16 – launch to broken down trawler
Tenby RNLI – 10/9/16 – launch to kayaker washed up on rocks
New Quay RNLI – 24/8/16 – launcht to a dog which went over a cliff 
Penarth RNLI –14/2/16 – Valentine's Day launch to fishing boat with steering loss
Barrow RNLI, Ramsey RNLI and Douglas RNLI – 18/9/16 – Multi-agency response to yacht with three people suffering illness
Beaumaris RNLI and Moelfre RNLI – 14/7/16 – launch to yacht aground at Puffin Island
Rhyl RNLI – 16/5/16 – Medical evacuation from fishing boat
Aberystwyth RNLI – 15/5/16 – Rescue of paraglider crashed into cliffs
Moelfre RNLI – 21/6/16 – Recovery of kayaker in the water
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