RNLI Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso is the most northerly RNLI lifeboat station on mainland Scotland where the station’s Severn class all-weather lifeboat launches into the often turbulent seas of the Pentland Firth. Crews have received 17 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Thurso Lifeboat Station

4.43am 5 September 2017
7.04pm 4 September 2017
3.41pm 25 August 2017
3.49pm 18 August 2017
1.07pm 8 June 2017
5.25pm 3 May 2017
10.59am 27 April 2017
11.56am 25 March 2017
11.56am 25 March 2017
6.32pm 12 March 2017
4.49pm 12 February 2017
10.47pm 11 February 2017
9.58am 22 December 2016
3.17pm 19 December 2016
3.13pm 19 December 2016
1.39pm 2 December 2016
6.40am 2 December 2016
11.22am 15 August 2016
11.22am 15 August 2016
6.00pm 15 July 2016

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C
Max: 13°C
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Next tide

Fri 22 Sep
High: 10:50pm 5.0m
Low: 5:07am 1.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Thurso Lifeboat Station
Ferry Pier
Scrabster
Thurso
KW14 7UJ

Station phone number

01847 893433

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
9.30am-4.30pm

Shop hours

Shop opening times are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop phone number

01847 893433

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News and media from Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso lifeboat in search for missing diver off Orkney
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Thurso lifeboat in search for missing diver off Orkney
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Thurso, Longhope and Stromness lifeboats involved in rescue of missing diver
Missing diver at Thurso Lifeboat Station after being rescued
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Thurso, Longhope and Stromness lifeboats involved in rescue of missing diver
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Thurso RNLI assist fishing vessel in distress
The lifeboat launched at 6.40am to assist a fishing vessel in distress. The vessel was towed to safety by the lifeboat.
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Thurso RNLI assist fishing vessel in distress
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Thurso RNLI assist search for missing person
Thurso lifeboat launched at 1.36pm on 2 December to assist the UK Coastguard in a search for a missing person
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Thurso RNLI assist search for missing person
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