RNLI Weston-Super-Mare Lifeboat

Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

Now operating two inshore lifeboats in the Severn estuary, Weston-super-Mare originally operated the first motor lifeboat to be placed on the Somerset coast. The station has been presented with six awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

9.13pm 11 September 2023
4.13am 10 September 2023
4.10am 10 September 2023
4.08pm 9 September 2023
4.08pm 9 September 2023
12.00am 5 September 2023
1.05pm 25 August 2023
11.01pm 16 August 2023
12.16pm 27 July 2023
7.11pm 16 July 2023
10.28am 7 July 2023
1.06pm 25 June 2023
12.55pm 25 June 2023
9.28pm 24 June 2023
9.16pm 24 June 2023
7.01am 23 June 2023
6.44pm 3 June 2023
5.35pm 30 May 2023
5.34pm 30 May 2023
3.07pm 29 May 2023

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Weston-super-Mare RNLI
Knightstone Boathouse
Knightstone Road
BS23 2BE

Station phone number

01934 613912 (unmanned)

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Visitor contact email address

[email protected]

Press Enquiries

Lifeboat Press Officer - [email protected]

Deputy Lifeboat Press Officer - [email protected]

Lifeboat Operations Manager

Christopher Ware
[email protected]

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