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

3.11pm 5 April 2017
3.06pm 5 April 2017
2.59pm 5 April 2017
5.05pm 30 March 2017
9.45am 30 March 2017
2.27pm 15 March 2017
2.24pm 15 March 2017
3.06pm 3 January 2017
4.58pm 1 January 2017
1.42pm 30 December 2016
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

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 5°C
Max: 12°C
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Next tide

Fri 28 Apr
High: 2:53pm 6.1m
Low: 9:00pm 0.5m
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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

Sheerness and Whitstable assist craft that had hit an underwater object
Sheerness and Whitstable assist wind farm transfer craft that had struck an underwater object and was taking on water.
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Windfarm vessel taking in water after striking submerged object
Whitstable & Sheerness lifeboats assist a windfarm transfer vessel which has struck an underwater object
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Lifeboat Crew To Run Around Kent
Whitstable lifeboat crewmembers who are running around all the Kent lifeboat stations.
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