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people die

around the UK and Ireland coast each year. Know what to do: #RespectTheWater


lifeboat launches

at Porthcawl in 2016. The busiest RNLI inshore lifeboat station in Wales! Know what to do: #RespectTheWater


rnli lifeguard incidents

involve rip currents. Know what to do: #RespectTheWater


average UK sea temp

cold water shock occurs below 15°C. Know what to do: #RespectTheWater

Know the risks:


The temperature of our waters can steal the air from your lungs and leave you helpless in seconds.


Around half the people who drown slip, trip or fall into the water. They don’t expect to get wet.


Our waters are dangerously unpredictable with waves, tides and hidden currents that can catch you out.

Latest Shouts in Porthcawl

RNLI Shout 18.48 📟

May 25th, 2017

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our D Class lifeboat following a report of 10 persons cut off by the tide on a bank of the Ogmore River near the sewage works. Our volunteer crew

RNLI Shout 17.16 📟

May 21st, 2017

Our D Class was launched following concerns by lifeguards at Sandy Bay for a kite surfer. The lifeguards no longer had visual and he had been out of sight for some time. Porthcawl NCI also

RNLI Shout 11.46 📟

May 17th, 2017

Our volunteers launched both lifeboats to provide casualty care and assist our colleagues from Porthcawl Coastguard team with a casualty at Sker Point. The casualty had fallen and sustained head injuries. Our volunteers provided casualty

RNLI Shout 20.41 📟

May 10th, 2017

Our crew onboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat were diverted from their training exercise yesterday evening and tasked by UK Coastguard to conduct a search of the area between Sker Point and the long arm at