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

12.34pm 7 January 2018
12.49pm 3 January 2018
8.37am 13 December 2017
12.45pm 6 December 2017
12.41pm 6 December 2017
5.09pm 23 October 2017
4.32pm 23 October 2017
1.26am 20 October 2017
8.59am 15 October 2017
3.56pm 12 October 2017
4.53pm 10 October 2017
2.19am 8 October 2017
5.14pm 7 October 2017
2.09pm 6 October 2017
11.13am 4 October 2017
1.37pm 24 September 2017
4.34am 23 September 2017
3.47pm 16 September 2017
7.22pm 5 September 2017
3.07pm 27 August 2017

Today's weather

5°C Rain
Min: 2°C
Max: 5°C
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Next tide

Tue 16 Jan
Low: 4:59pm 0.3m
High: 11:24pm 1.1m
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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

Mersea Island Boxing Day Dip 2017 raises vital funds for RNLI
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Mersea Island Boxing Day Dip 2017 raises vital funds for RNLI
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Win a patchwork pirate quilt and help support West Mersea RNLI
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Win a patchwork pirate quilt and help support West Mersea RNLI
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Entangled Kite Surfer rescued from the Blackwater by West Mersea RNLI
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Entangled Kite Surfer rescued from the Blackwater by West Mersea RNLI
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West Mersea rescue kite surfer
An experienced Kite Surfer found himself in difficulties when he became entangled in his lines about half a mile out from the South shore of Mersea Island. A fellow Kite Surfer raised the alarm and the West Mersea lifeboat 'Just George' was on scene in 17 minutes. The casualty was well dressed in a thick wetsuit, so was not unduly cold and was taken to the lifeboat station for a shower and dry clothes.
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West Mersea rescue kite surfer
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