Stornoway lifeboat station

Stornoway Lifeboat Station

Stornoway Lifeboat Station on the Isle of Lewis was established in 1887. Since then, crews have been putting their lives on the line to rescue others, and have been presented with six RNLI medals for gallantry.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stornoway Lifeboat Station

3.03pm 7 October 2017
11.15pm 14 September 2017
2.09pm 28 August 2017
8.50pm 10 August 2017
7.15pm 13 July 2017
7.06am 30 May 2017
4.16pm 29 May 2017
3.52pm 20 May 2017
5.53am 5 May 2017
4.30pm 22 March 2017
4.29pm 22 March 2017
9.56pm 3 February 2017
3.11pm 6 December 2016
7.28pm 4 November 2016
6.37pm 4 November 2016
6.36pm 4 November 2016
12.27pm 22 September 2016
3.35pm 20 September 2016
3.34pm 20 September 2016
3.15pm 27 August 2016

Today's weather

6°C Cloudy
Min: 1°C
Max: 6°C
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Next tide

Sat 18 Nov
Low: 12:25pm 1.4m
High: 6:31pm 4.2m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Stornoway Lifeboat Station
Cromwell Street Quay
Isle of Lewis

Station phone number

01851 703339



Visiting times

10am–4pm weekdays
12pm–4pm Saturday

Visitor contact

Murdo Campbell

Visitor contact phone number

01851 703339
07760 203657

Shop hours

Thursday, Friday and Saturday


Mid November–December
Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Shop phone number

01851 704192

News and media from Stornoway Lifeboat Station

Stornoway lifeboat assist sinking yacht
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Stornoway lifeboat assist sinking yacht
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