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. 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

12.49pm 15 January 2017
9.49am 5 January 2017
5.38pm 30 December 2016
6.47pm 29 December 2016
6.42pm 29 December 2016
6.26pm 22 December 2016
9.27am 30 November 2016
11.01am 21 November 2016
6.19pm 28 October 2016
12.15pm 15 October 2016
7.35pm 6 September 2016
5.48pm 30 August 2016
5.47pm 29 August 2016
5.45pm 29 August 2016
9.08pm 28 August 2016
3.18pm 19 August 2016
6.26pm 18 August 2016
8.09pm 17 August 2016
4.16pm 7 August 2016
12.52pm 7 August 2016

Today's weather

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Next tide

Tue 17 Jan
Low: 3:14am 2.0m
High: 9:28am 9.1m
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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

Thrown horse rider rescued by Porthcawl RNLI
Casualty being streched to SAR helicopter following initial first aid
Article Rescues
Thrown horse rider rescued by Porthcawl RNLI
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Two Rescued from Rocks at Sker Point by Porthcawl RNLI
The casualty vessel the following morning at Sker Point
Article Rescues
Two Rescued from Rocks at Sker Point by Porthcawl RNLI
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Porthcawl RNLI respond to a fishing vessel which ran aground at Sker Point
Both Porthcawl lifeboats respond to a Mayday call from a small fishing vessel which hit rocks at Sker Point with 2 persons aboard.
Video Lifeboats
Porthcawl RNLI respond to a fishing vessel which ran aground at Sker Point
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Porthcawl RNLI launch new website
Waves crashing over Porthcawl attract large numbers of spectators
Article Events
Porthcawl RNLI launch new website
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