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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.
If you fall into water unexpectedly fight your instinct. Relax and float on your back. Float to live.
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew after receiving a report of a person on a paddleboard with 2 people clinging to it drifting out to sea off Newton Point. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew after receiving reports of multiple persons attempting to cross the Ogmore River from the Newton side as the tide was nearing high water. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose
UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew following a report that a group of people on a kayak had got into difficulty close to Newton Point. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew following a report a fisherman had fallen into the water from rocks in the cove area of Rest Bay (between Rest Bay Point and Hutchwns Point). Both the