Withernsea Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Withernsea have been recognised by the RNLI for their gallantry eight times since the opening of the station in 1974. Today’s lifeboat – Henley Eight, a D class inshore lifeboat – went into service in 2009.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Withernsea Lifeboat Station

2.27pm 5 September 2020
2.36pm 12 August 2020
2.36pm 12 August 2020
1.50am 5 August 2020
2.26pm 8 July 2020
3.45pm 27 May 2020
1.41pm 23 May 2020
11.54am 12 May 2020
12.28pm 3 May 2020
11.29pm 24 April 2020
4.32pm 20 January 2020
11.39pm 23 December 2019
9.55pm 22 December 2019
11.57am 12 October 2019
12.50pm 14 September 2019
11.47am 10 September 2019
2.42pm 21 August 2019
10.26am 7 August 2019
1.46am 30 July 2019
4.54pm 22 July 2019

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 11°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Withernsea Lifeboat Station
Southcliff Road
South Promenade
HU19 2HU

Station phone number

01964 613686


Parking at the station is restricted. There is a car park in Lee Avenue approximately 91m from the station.

Visiting times

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

Visitor contact

Martin Woodhouse
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Visitor contact phone number

07941 028285

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