RNLI Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Established in 1963, Whitstable is one of our first inshore lifeboat stations. Today, the crew operates Lewisco, a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat, which is carriage-launched from the beach.
RNLI Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitstable Lifeboat Station

11.45am 25 November 2016
6.23pm 21 November 2016
9.28pm 7 November 2016
12.41pm 15 October 2016
5.51pm 25 September 2016
7.56pm 23 September 2016
7.46pm 21 September 2016
7.38pm 21 September 2016
7.31am 20 September 2016
7.31am 20 September 2016
1.58pm 18 September 2016
3.45pm 8 September 2016
2.28pm 1 September 2016
9.11pm 31 August 2016
4.41am 30 August 2016
3.35pm 29 August 2016
11.05am 18 August 2016
8.08pm 3 August 2016
4.33pm 24 July 2016
5.49pm 23 July 2016

Today's weather

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Next tide

Fri 9 Dec
High: 7:03am 5.1m
Low: 1:36pm 1.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitstable Lifeboat Station
The Harbour
Whitstable
Kent
CT5 1AB

Station phone number

01227 263581

Accessibility

There is pay and display parking next to the station and two disable parking bays alongside the station.

Visiting times

Whitstable RNLI shop has access to a station viewing area.

Opening hours:

Easter-Christmas
Daily

Christmas-Easter
Saturdays and Sundays 10am-1pm

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News and media from Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Sinking motor cruiser assisted by Margate and Whitstable lifeboats
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Sinking motor cruiser assisted by Margate and Whitstable lifeboats
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat launches to vessel aground
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat launches to vessel aground
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Another busy weekend for the Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crews
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Another busy weekend for the Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crews
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Sinking boat and inflatables make for busy day for Whitstable and Margate RNLI
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Sinking boat and inflatables make for busy day for Whitstable and Margate RNLI
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