New Brighton RNLI diverts from training to teenagers risk of tidal cut off

Lifeboats News Release

RNLI lifeboat crew were tasked by UK Coastguard at 8.20pm on 23 August 2018, to reports of two young people at risk of tidal cut off north of the River Alt entrance. RNLI volunteers broke from training to search the scene close to Hightown but were stood down at 9.10pm when no one was found.

Wind throughout was a vigorous Force 5 and seas were choppy during the search, which happened to take place during the second episode of the RNLI Saving Lives at Sea documentary broadcast.

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