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

4.30pm 14 September 2019
5.05pm 1 September 2019
5.02pm 1 September 2019
5.02pm 1 September 2019
6.08pm 30 August 2019
3.55pm 30 August 2019
9.50am 25 August 2019
4.36pm 6 August 2019
3.02pm 6 August 2019
7.29pm 3 August 2019
3.32pm 1 August 2019
3.05pm 31 July 2019
7.25pm 25 July 2019
7.22pm 25 July 2019
7.22pm 25 July 2019
6.45pm 25 July 2019
6.15pm 25 July 2019
8.46pm 24 July 2019
5.25pm 23 July 2019
3.47pm 23 July 2019

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 16°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

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News and media from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

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On 13 July, volunteers from Porthcawl RNLI assisted two jet skiers in difficulty - one of the jet skis had experienced mechanical issues, with one of the rescuees suffering the effects of cold water immersion.
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