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

8.36pm 20 March 2017
3.09am 20 March 2017
4.05pm 15 March 2017
4.30pm 24 February 2017
2.42pm 24 February 2017
7.05pm 13 February 2017
12.00pm 7 February 2017
12.13pm 22 January 2017
6.14pm 21 January 2017
12.23am 18 January 2017
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

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 1°C
Max: 8°C
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Next tide

Thu 23 Mar
Low: 8:28am 3.3m
High: 2:55pm 7.5m
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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 search for three people
Porthcawl D class and Atlantic 85 lifeboats conduct a search for 3 persons reported to be in the water at Ogmore By Sea as part of a multi agency search. 

Further info: http://www.porthcawl-lifeboat.co.uk/shouts/rnli-shout-20-36/
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Porthcawl RNLI assist injured horse rider
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Porthcawl RNLI assist injured horse rider
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Porthcawl RNLI volunteers rescue injured horse rider
Strechered casualty being made secure before proceeding to Lifeboat Station
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Porthcawl RNLI volunteers rescue injured horse rider
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Porthcawl RNLI conduct search near Porthcawl Pier
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Porthcawl RNLI conduct search near Porthcawl Pier
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