Brighton lifeboat station

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  • Brighton Lifeboat station gives 24.7 search and rescue services between Newhaven and Shoreham on the Sussex coast.

    The crews that man the lifeboat station and the boats are varied with few coming from a sailing background originally. This crew launches on around 60 rescues every year and must be at sea within 8 minutes of the emergency call. Many times they are faster ensuring that they are successful at helping casualties.

    Most of the call outs for this station are within a 2 mile radius and the crew train twice a week in all weather conditions to keep up to date with rescue ops and procedures. It is a busy station due to the many beach visitors and the marina in the bay.

    They encourage visitors in particular those from schools or communities that have an interest to see how they operate and are funded.

    The first lifeboat at Brighton was in 1824. Early lifeboats were all weather but now the station houses an inshore lifeboat only.

  • Brighton lifeboat station 7-day Weather Forecast

    No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 16°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy overnight.
     
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      7:36 am    5:55 pm
    Monday, Oct 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       53%  75%   14 mph
      7:37 am    5:53 pm

    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Breezy and overcast throughout the day.
     
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      7:39 am    5:51 pm
    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       19%  98%   15 mph
      7:41 am    5:49 pm

    Thursday, Oct 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       17%  89%   10 mph
      7:43 am    5:48 pm
    Friday, Oct 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon and breezy overnight.
     
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       18%  47%   14 mph
      7:44 am    5:46 pm

    Saturday, Oct 28th
     Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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       14%  39%   16 mph
      7:46 am    5:44 pm
    Sunday, Oct 29th
     Breezy in the morning.
     
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       22%  12%   16 mph
      6:48 am    4:42 pm

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