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Cowes Lifeboat Station

Cowes Lifeboat Station

Cowes Lifeboat Station is converted from a former HM Customs Watch House, the rear of which is 300 years old. It looks out onto one of the world’s busiest shipping waterways and carries out a range of interesting services every year.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Cowes Lifeboat Station

1.17pm 11 July 2024
4.09pm 10 July 2024
5.41am 7 July 2024
4.03pm 25 June 2024
3.06pm 17 June 2024
2.34pm 9 June 2024
5.38pm 1 June 2024
11.01am 31 May 2024
5.24am 28 May 2024
1.36am 19 May 2024
5.24pm 18 May 2024
10.11pm 13 May 2024
4.46pm 12 May 2024
12.27pm 6 May 2024
4.45pm 2 May 2024
3.20pm 26 April 2024
3.23pm 13 April 2024
6.07pm 9 April 2024
11.15pm 2 April 2024
6.10pm 10 March 2024

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Cowes Lifeboat Station
Watch House Lane
Isle of Wight
PO31 7QH

Station phone number

01983 299387


Parking, disabled parking

Visitor contact email

[email protected]

Visiting times

Now open for visits - contact directly to book

Shop hours

10am-4pm Monday - Sunday

Shop phone number

01983 209073

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