RNLI Portsmouth Lifeboat Station

Portsmouth Lifeboat Station

Portsmouth Lifeboat Station has been providing search and rescue for the eastern Solent since 1965. The crews have won two medals for gallantry and currently operate two inshore lifeboats.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Portsmouth Lifeboat Station

12.35am 26 June 2017
2.04pm 18 June 2017
8.32pm 16 June 2017
8.17pm 16 June 2017
3.39pm 11 June 2017
3.34pm 11 June 2017
2.38pm 5 June 2017
2.32pm 5 June 2017
5.22pm 3 June 2017
10.17pm 2 June 2017
4.24pm 1 June 2017
6.01pm 25 May 2017
7.36am 15 May 2017
1.51pm 13 May 2017
1.49pm 13 May 2017
6.54pm 10 May 2017
5.21pm 1 May 2017
5.17pm 1 May 2017
12.14am 19 April 2017
1.46pm 31 March 2017

Today's weather

22°C Rain
Min: 14°C
Max: 22°C
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Next tide

Tue 27 Jun
High: 2:03am 4.7m
Low: 7:36am 0.5m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Portsmouth Lifeboat Station
Ferry Road
Southsea
Hampshire
PO4 9LY

Station phone number

02392 814811

Visitor times

Please contact the station to arrange a visit

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News and media from Portsmouth Lifeboat Station

Bembridge RNLI inshore and all-weather lifeboats called into action.
AIS track of RNLB Norman Harvey
Article Rescues
Bembridge RNLI inshore and all-weather lifeboats called into action.
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150 years of lifesaving at Bembridge RNLI celebrated on the Isle of Wight
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Article Heritage and history
150 years of lifesaving at Bembridge RNLI celebrated on the Isle of Wight
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Portsmouth lifeboats launched immediately to reports of four people in the water
While out sailing one of the groups vintage Dinghy's capsized from a sudden gust and was unable to self right, on trying to assist a second Dinghy capsized leaving all four people in the water, swimming with a fast out going Langstone Harbour tide.
Link to news centre: https://rnli.org/news-and-media/2017/june/11/portsmouth-lifeboats-launched-immediately-to-reports-of-four-people-in-the-water
Video Rescues
Portsmouth lifeboats launched immediately to reports of four people in the water
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Portsmouth lifeboats launched immediately to reports of four people in the water
Two of the casualties clinging to an upturned dinghy
Article Rescues
Portsmouth lifeboats launched immediately to reports of four people in the water
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