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

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
8.50am 4 August 2017
12.17pm 28 July 2017
11.20am 26 July 2017
11.49pm 18 July 2017
11.47pm 18 July 2017

Today's weather

8°C Overcast
Min: 7°C
Max: 8°C
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Next tide

Sat 18 Nov
High: 9:31pm 2.5m
Low: 3:38am 0.8m
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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 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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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat at sea for eleven hours assisting Dutch yacht
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat Patsy Knight towing the Dutch yacht
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat at sea for eleven hours assisting Dutch yacht
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Four Hour search by Lowestoft and Gorleston RNLI for missing swimmer
Lowestoft Lifeboat 'Patsy Knight'
Article Rescues
Four Hour search by Lowestoft and Gorleston RNLI for missing swimmer
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