RNLI Portishead Lifeboat Station

Portishead Lifeboat Station

Portishead Lifeboat Station’s new state-of-the-art lifeboat station opened in 2015 and houses a B class Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat. It previously operated as an independent station for 20 years.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Portishead Lifeboat Station

6.34pm 13 May 2018
5.31pm 22 April 2018
2.51pm 31 March 2018
8.11pm 11 March 2018
8.06pm 11 March 2018
10.55am 3 March 2018
1.35pm 19 February 2018
1.23pm 19 February 2018
4.07pm 16 January 2018
4.05pm 16 January 2018
8.03am 3 January 2018
9.01pm 24 December 2017
11.53am 13 December 2017
11.46am 13 December 2017
11.35am 13 December 2017
3.49pm 2 December 2017
6.32am 23 November 2017
6.08pm 29 October 2017
1.29pm 26 October 2017
6.08pm 1 October 2017

Today's weather

21°C Rain
Min: 11°C
Max: 21°C
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Next tide

Mon 21 May
Low: 5.49pm 0.8m
High: 12.06am 2.6m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Portishead Lifeboat Station 
Pier Road
Portishead
BS20 7EA

Station phone number

01275 397219

Accessibility

Disabled Parking by arrangement.  Ramp to shop.

Visitor contact

Derek Weatherburn

Visitor contact email address

hello@portishead-lifeboat.org.uk

Shop opening hours

Winter       
Monday-Friday 12pm-4pm       
Weekends/Bank holidays 10am-4pm

Summer      
Monday-Friday 11am-5pm       
Weekends/Bank holidays 10am-6pm

Shop phone number

01275 845538

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News and media from Portishead Lifeboat Station

A marathon Open Day to celebrate Portishead RNLI's third anniversary
Nicky running the London Marathon
Article Beach safety
A marathon Open Day to celebrate Portishead RNLI's third anniversary
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Portishead RNLI assist drifting yacht
31st March (Easter Saturday) crew launched at 3.55pm to a yacht with complete power failure, who were drifting in main shipping channel at low water.
Video Lifeboats
Portishead RNLI assist drifting yacht
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Portishead Lifeboat Crew having vital training with HM Coastguard Helicopter
A great training session with the Coastguard Helicopter crew from St Athan which demonstrates how they winch alongside the ILB crew. Vital training which has come to good use on the Estuary here off of Portishead and in the Bristol Channel.
Video Crew training
Portishead Lifeboat Crew having vital training with HM Coastguard Helicopter
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Volunteer Crew Promoted to Command RNLI Lifeboat
Mike (centre black jacket) Mike Roberts (Left) Chairman, Hugh Davies RNLI Assessor Trainer and Dave Slack Lifeboat Operations Manager
Article Sea safety
Volunteer Crew Promoted to Command RNLI Lifeboat
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