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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

Launch 91+92/19 – 📟 6.30pm

October 14th, 2019

Both Porthcawl lifeboats were launched to assist with a multi agency incident in the Vale of Glamorgan area.

Launch 89+90/19 – 📟 4.44pm

October 12th, 2019

Both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were tasked by UK Coastguard following reports that a film crew of 12 people were cut off by the tide at Southerndown. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat and

Launch 87+88/19 – 📟 3.21pm

October 12th, 2019

The Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were launched on service following a report a fisherman had been swept out to sea at Ogmore River mouth. Our volunteer crews arrived on scene to find the

Launch 86/19 – 📟 2.05pm

October 8th, 2019

The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched in strong wind and rough seas following a report a windsurfer was in difficulty off Newton Point. The lifeboat made best speed in the conditions conducting a search of