RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Situated on the south east coast of Wales, Porthcawl Lifeboat Station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and a D Class lifeboat. The crews have been honoured with 29 awards for gallantry, including a Bronze Medal, the first to be awarded to a lifeboat woman in 116 years.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

1.38pm 5 November 2017
2.01pm 4 November 2017
1.18pm 2 November 2017
2.53pm 1 November 2017
11.33am 29 October 2017
8.23pm 14 October 2017
4.29pm 13 October 2017
4.29pm 13 October 2017
7.02pm 8 October 2017
2.27pm 4 September 2017
5.07pm 27 August 2017
12.02pm 27 August 2017
5.48pm 24 August 2017
5.12pm 24 August 2017
11.12pm 23 August 2017
10.37pm 23 August 2017
7.04pm 22 August 2017
4.38pm 19 August 2017
4.34pm 19 August 2017
3.28pm 19 August 2017

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 14°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
High: 8:23pm 8.7m
Low: 2:24am 2.5m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade
Porthcawl
Vale of Glamorgan
CF36 3YR

Station phone number

01656 783299

Accessibility

Disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Generally open 10am - 4pm daily
Don't miss: crew training on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening

Visitor contact

Julie Sanby

Visitor contact phone number

01656 743402

Shop hours

March
Saturday–Sunday
10.30am–3.30pm

April–October
Monday–Sunday
10.30am–3.30pm

November–December
Saturday–Sunday
10.30am–3.30pm

Shop phone number

01656 782672

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News and media from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

RNLI Fundraiser Marj Braves the Elements Again
End of season raffle draw, Marj is assisted by husband John and volunteer crew at Porthcawl
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RNLI Fundraiser Marj Braves the Elements Again
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Porthcawl RNLI live streaming is a huge hit during Storm Ophelia
Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat Station dwarfed by a large wave
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Porthcawl RNLI live streaming is a huge hit during Storm Ophelia
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Mumbles Lifeboat Crew issue appeal for safe thinking as storm approaches
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Mumbles Lifeboat Crew issue appeal for safe thinking as storm approaches
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Porthcawl rescue a dog from rocks after she got stuck and cut off by the in
D Class lifeboat 'Jean Ryall' launched to rescue Susie the dog who had got herself stuck on the rocks at the entrance to Porthcawl Marina and was cut off by the incoming tide.

She was assisted from the rocks and taken onboard the lifeboat and brought back to the shore at the lifeboat station.
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Porthcawl rescue a dog from rocks after she got stuck and cut off by the in
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