Southend Lifeboat Station

Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

Southend Lifeboat Station has two boathouses, one at each end of Southend's 1.25 mile long pier. One houses a B class and a D class inshore lifeboat, while the other houses a D class lifeboat and a hovercraft.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

5.32pm 11 August 2017
5.21pm 5 August 2017
3.45pm 5 August 2017
11.17am 27 July 2017
10.23am 22 July 2017
2.48pm 17 July 2017
12.27pm 13 July 2017
2.51pm 11 July 2017
5.10pm 26 June 2017
10.55am 25 June 2017
9.56pm 18 June 2017
5.28pm 16 June 2017
3.51pm 3 June 2017
4.05pm 1 June 2017
8.18am 27 May 2017
6.44pm 26 May 2017
1.04pm 26 May 2017
5.50pm 20 May 2017
5.54pm 11 May 2017
12.23pm 5 May 2017

Today's weather

25°C Sunshine
Min: 16°C
Max: 25°C
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Next tide

Thu 17 Aug
Low: 2:42pm 1.4m
High: 9:12pm 5.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Southend Lifeboat Station
Southend Pier
Essex
SS1 1EE

Station phone number

01702 467421

Accessibility

Disabled access (only offshore)

Visiting times

There is a viewing gallery at the station on the end of the Pier.

Connect with us

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News and media from Southend-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
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Article Sea safety
RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
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Southend RNLI lifeboat crews assist three people on broken down motor cruiser.
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Article Rescues
Southend RNLI lifeboat crews assist three people on broken down motor cruiser.
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Another busy weekend for the Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crew
The ALB on exercise and deciding who is to go in the water !!
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Another busy weekend for the Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crew
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Southend lifeboat launched to broken down jet ski during Lifeboat Open Day
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Article Rescues
Southend lifeboat launched to broken down jet ski during Lifeboat Open Day
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