RNLI Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station

Oban Lifeboat Station operates its all-weather Trent class lifeboat from one of the oldest buildings in Oban. Located in the attractive fishing port and popular west coast holiday town, it’s one of the busiest all-weather lifeboat stations in Scotland.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Oban Lifeboat Station

1.21am 20 September 2017
2.21pm 16 September 2017
4.30pm 5 September 2017
4.05am 27 August 2017
9.17am 25 August 2017
11.30am 22 August 2017
1.51pm 20 August 2017
3.56pm 19 August 2017
1.26pm 15 August 2017
11.06am 13 August 2017
7.48am 11 August 2017
10.49pm 9 August 2017
8.07pm 9 August 2017
10.01pm 8 August 2017
9.27am 6 August 2017
5.24pm 29 July 2017
10.47am 28 July 2017
6.46am 24 July 2017
8.00pm 22 July 2017
9.44pm 19 July 2017

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 12°C
Max: 12°C
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Next tide

Fri 22 Sep
Low: 11:01pm 0.2m
High: 12:17am 0.3m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Oban Lifeboat Station 
South Pier
Gallanach Road
Oban 
PA34 4LS

Station phone number

01631 563733

Accessibility

Station parking for crew only. 

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

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