RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI West Mersea Lifeboat Station

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

11.44am 18 January 2022
12.46am 5 December 2021
1.17pm 7 November 2021
2.29pm 25 October 2021
1.12am 17 October 2021
5.58pm 30 September 2021
2.31pm 7 September 2021
6.28pm 29 August 2021
6.34pm 26 August 2021
3.44pm 25 August 2021
5.00pm 24 August 2021
12.24pm 19 August 2021
3.32pm 1 August 2021
11.27am 26 July 2021
5.01pm 19 July 2021
10.29am 19 July 2021
2.47pm 17 July 2021
10.45pm 7 July 2021
6.51pm 6 July 2021
6.33pm 4 July 2021

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 12°C
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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

Article People
RNLI West Mersea attends double shout on first day in temporary home
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RNLI Clacton's Atlantic 85 ILB (inshore lifeboat) - David Porter MPS
Article Rescue
Clacton RNLI and West Mersea RNLI stations in call to a person in difficulty
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Article Fundraising
West Mersea RNLI receives large donation from female rowing club
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