Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. Many notable rescues have been carried out during Lowestoft's history, including the evacuation of British forces from Dunkirk, and the crews have received 45 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

2.22pm 9 April 2018
2.46pm 9 March 2018
11.00am 14 January 2018
8.24am 4 January 2018
4.07pm 1 January 2018
4.51pm 29 October 2017
11.05am 26 October 2017
11.05am 26 October 2017
12.36am 24 September 2017
2.28am 10 September 2017
1.04pm 5 September 2017
6.25pm 28 August 2017
1.49pm 28 August 2017
2.24pm 23 August 2017
7.57pm 22 August 2017
8.52pm 21 August 2017
12.43pm 20 August 2017
10.51am 7 August 2017
2.19pm 6 August 2017
10.56am 5 August 2017

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 6°C
Max: 12°C
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Next tide

Wed 25 Apr
High: 6.49am 0.7m
Low: 12.39pm 0.3m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station
c/o Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club
South Pier
Royal Plain
Suffolk
NR33 0AE

Station phone number

01502 573757

Accessibility

Pedestrian access to view the Lowestoft Lifeboat from the quayside is available to the public. There is parking available at nearby public seafront car parks.

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew rescue dog stranded half a mile out to sea
'Willow' with her rescuer Deputy 2nd Coxswain Nigel Lyman
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew rescue dog stranded half a mile out to sea
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RNLI crew goes head to head with the Beast of the East
Lowestoft RNLI's Shannon lifeboat 'Patsy Knight' and crew being put to the test
Article Crew training
RNLI crew goes head to head with the Beast of the East
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to a yacht with engine failure close to sandbank
RNLI Relief Lifeboat 13-07 'Reg'
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to a yacht with engine failure close to sandbank
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to Windfarm Vessel taking on water
Windfarm Crew Transfer Vessel Broads Fisher
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to Windfarm Vessel taking on water
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