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

12.05pm 9 November 2017
12.04pm 9 November 2017
9.49am 22 October 2017
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

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 5°C
Max: 6°C
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Next tide

Sat 18 Nov
High: 8:07am 4.9m
Low: 2:19pm 1.5m
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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

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RNLI Thurso Coxswain retires after almost half a century of service
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Missing diver at Thurso Lifeboat Station after being rescued
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