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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

7.42pm 18 June 2017
4.57pm 17 June 2017
1.44pm 17 June 2017
11.27pm 13 June 2017
6.54pm 25 May 2017
7.25pm 24 May 2017
5.17pm 21 May 2017
11.48am 17 May 2017
8.40pm 10 May 2017
8.25pm 9 May 2017
1.19pm 25 April 2017
12.10pm 23 April 2017
1.38pm 22 April 2017
11.01am 20 April 2017
9.12am 2 April 2017
9.12am 2 April 2017
4.51pm 29 March 2017
8.36pm 20 March 2017
3.09am 20 March 2017
4.05pm 15 March 2017

Today's weather

23°C Cloudy
Min: 14°C
Max: 23°C
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Next tide

Tue 27 Jun
Low: 3:36pm 1.5m
High: 9:48pm 9.5m
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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

Porthcawl RNLI rescue two people cut off by the tide at Witches Point
Porthcawl RNLI rescue two fishermen who were cut off by the tide and transferred them across to the main bay at Southerndown
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Porthcawl RNLI rescue two people cut off by the tide at Witches Point
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Safety warning after man suffers serious injury in Porthcawl
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Safety warning after man suffers serious injury in Porthcawl
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Porthcawl RNLI assist casualty with dislocated shoulder at Sandy Bay
Porthcawl RNLI volunteers assist Porthcawl Coastguard with a casualty who had fallen and dislocated their shoulder at Coney Beach.
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Porthcawl RNLI assist casualty with dislocated shoulder at Sandy Bay
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Porthcawl RNLI training in Rest Bay
Training exercise in surf at Rest Bay
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Porthcawl RNLI training in Rest Bay
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