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Llandudno lifeboat goes to help two people trapped by the incoming spring tide

Lifeboats News Release

Holyhead Coastguard alerted the Llandudno lifeboat at 3.27pm on 17 March requesting them to launch and search the area in the vicinity of Llandudno Pier for members of the public reported to be stranded on the rocks by the incoming tide.


Llandudno inshore lifeboat on service 17 March 2024

Llandudno’s RNLI inshore lifeboat Dr Barbara Saunderson made way as quickly as possible to the scene of the emergency. The volunteer crew proceeded to evacuate the casualties from the beach under Happy Valley Road to a safe location where the Llandudno Coastguard Team were in attendance.

Captain Marcus Elliott, Llandudno Lifeboat Volunteer Operations Manager said: 'Thinking of local dangers, I would reiterate the need for everyone, whether local or not, to check tide times if they are planning to walk around the area’s beaches, particularly at this time of year with the high spring tides.’

For more information, please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively contact Claire Fitzpatrick-Smith RNLI Regional Communications Manager Wales, Northwest & Isle of Man 07977 728 315


Llandudno inshore lifeboat on service 17 March 2024

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