Man rescued by RNLI Morecambe after being cut off by tide
Morecambe’s RNLI were called to service today (1.55pm 13 February 2020) after receiving a report of a man cut off by the tide.
Justin Mawtus RNLI Deputy Launch Authority said:
“The bay has fast incoming tides which are a danger in themselves. Anyone who does venture out on the bay need to be aware of the tide times and stick close to the shore”.
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