Margate st annes Lifeboat Station

Margate Lifeboat Station

Margate’s lifeboat station is located on the promenade next to Turner Contemporary art gallery. It is home to a Mersey class all-weather lifeboat and a D Class inshore lifeboat. As Margate is a popular seaside resort, they’re particularly busy during the Summer months.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Margate Lifeboat Station

12.43pm 3 April 2018
4.31pm 2 March 2018
12.34pm 3 February 2018
5.41pm 20 January 2018
4.11pm 8 January 2018
5.15pm 24 November 2017
1.02pm 15 November 2017
2.00am 30 October 2017
2.52pm 6 October 2017
5.23pm 2 October 2017
2.08pm 23 September 2017
9.55pm 22 September 2017
1.41pm 11 September 2017
1.39pm 11 September 2017
2.29pm 4 September 2017
2.49pm 3 September 2017
6.16pm 15 August 2017
5.34pm 12 August 2017
11.36pm 10 August 2017
12.33pm 7 August 2017

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 11°C
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Next tide

Tue 24 Apr
High: 7.19am 1.3m
Low: 1.35pm 0.4m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Margate Lifeboat Station
The Rendezvous
Margate
Kent
CT9 1HG

Station phone number

01843 221613

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

The station is open to the public during the Summer months and we welcome group visits by appointment. We suggest contacting by phone for opening times and to book visits.

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