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

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

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Next tide

Mon 5 Dec
High: 1:03pm 2.3m
Low: 6:49pm 1.1m
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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

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

11am–4.30pm daily

Visitor contact

Richard Musgrove

Visitor contact phone number

01502 573757

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

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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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat responds to a Mayday call from small fishing boat
Video Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat responds to a Mayday call from small fishing boat
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Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat responds to Mayday call from stranded angling boat
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat responds to Mayday call from stranded angling boat
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Overdue Dutch yacht helped by Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat crew
Article Lifeboats
Overdue Dutch yacht helped by Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat crew
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