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

10.36pm 23 March 2017
12.33am 15 March 2017
11.45pm 12 March 2017
8.47pm 16 December 2016
11.31pm 13 November 2016
10.50pm 25 October 2016
11.20am 25 October 2016
1.53pm 23 October 2016
4.51pm 26 September 2016
3.48am 28 August 2016
9.34am 27 August 2016
11.27am 23 August 2016
9.14pm 31 July 2016
2.53pm 28 July 2016
2.49pm 28 July 2016
6.49pm 26 July 2016
10.59am 20 July 2016
12.42am 14 July 2016
2.51am 4 July 2016

Today's weather

10°C Sunshine
Min: 7°C
Max: 10°C
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Next tide

Sun 26 Mar
Low: 3:12am 0.7m
High: 9:25am 2.4m
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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

Third callout for Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat in a week.
Article Rescues
Third callout for Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat in a week.
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to assist Dutch yacht
A Lowestoft lifeboat crewman boards the Dutch yacht
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to assist Dutch yacht
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RNLI Christmas plea: “Will you help fund the charity’s latest lifesaving vessel?
Shannon lifeboats under construction at the RNLI's headquarters in Poole, Dorset
Article Lifeboats
RNLI Christmas plea: “Will you help fund the charity’s latest lifesaving vessel?
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Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat is called to yacht suffering electrical failure
The 10 metre yacht escorted in by Lowestoft Lifeboat
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat is called to yacht suffering electrical failure
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