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

2.28am 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
11.34pm 18 July 2017
10.41am 18 July 2017
6.53pm 11 June 2017
10.47pm 27 April 2017

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C
Max: 18°C
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Next tide

Thu 21 Sep
Low: 5:12pm 0.4m
High: 11:26pm 2.5m
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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 at sea for eleven hours assisting Dutch yacht
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat Patsy Knight towing the Dutch yacht
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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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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston with Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboats search for diver
Library Image of Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat 'Samarbeta'
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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston with Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboats search for diver
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A busy week for Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew
A Dutch fisherman is brought ashore by Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat from this trawler for compassionate reasons
Article Lifeboats
A busy week for Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew
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