West Mersea Lifeboat Station

One of our first inshore lifeboat stations, West Mersea has been in operation since 1963. Its inshore lifeboat, Just George, is a B class Atlantic 85, which arrived on station in 2014.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from West Mersea Lifeboat Station

3.37pm 25 October 2020
3.32pm 23 October 2020
5.42pm 10 October 2020
4.20pm 22 September 2020
4.54pm 14 September 2020
5.25pm 12 September 2020
5.25pm 12 September 2020
5.25pm 12 September 2020
12.05pm 1 September 2020
7.42am 26 August 2020
10.47am 12 August 2020
3.09pm 5 August 2020
3.03pm 5 August 2020
2.07pm 31 July 2020
3.28pm 23 July 2020
2.42pm 22 July 2020
2.42pm 22 July 2020
1.04pm 6 July 2020
7.37pm 24 June 2020
5.41pm 24 June 2020

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 13°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

West Mersea Lifeboat Station
Coast Road
West Mersea
Essex
CO5 8PG

Station phone number

01206 382914

Visiting times

Easter to mid-October
Weekends and bank holidays 11.30am-4pm

Throughout Mersea Week in August

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News and media from West Mersea Lifeboat Station

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Article Beach safety
Coastal deaths 2017: RNLI says ‘floating’ saves lives
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