RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Situated on the south east coast of Wales, Porthcawl Lifeboat Station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and a D Class lifeboat. The crews have been honoured with 29 awards for gallantry, including a Bronze Medal, the first to be awarded to a lifeboat woman in 116 years.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

1.46pm 4 November 2018
9.33am 29 October 2018
4.37pm 28 October 2018
10.33am 28 October 2018
12.49am 17 October 2018
3.47pm 7 October 2018
11.12am 25 September 2018
7.57pm 23 September 2018
2.49pm 6 September 2018
1.41am 21 August 2018
10.53am 20 August 2018
10.52am 20 August 2018
8.39pm 19 August 2018
2.59pm 19 August 2018
7.07pm 18 August 2018
1.30pm 17 August 2018
1.26pm 17 August 2018
11.19pm 16 August 2018
11.19pm 16 August 2018
10.38pm 7 August 2018

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade
Porthcawl
Vale of Glamorgan
CF36 3YR

Station phone number

01656 783299

Accessibility

Disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Generally open 10am - 4pm daily
Don't miss: crew training on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening

Visitor contact

Julie Sanby

Visitor contact phone number

01656 743402

Shop hours

Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm. Times may change depending on the weather

Shop phone number

01656 782672

Connect with us

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News and media from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

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