Inshore Lifeboat Centre

Inshore Lifeboat Centre (ILC) is state-of-the-art RNLI boatyard occupying two acres on the East Cowes bank of the River Medina. The ILC is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for its work involving inflatable and rigid inflatable lifeboats (RIBs).

The RNLI constructs up to 60% of the lifeboats it needs in its own purpose-built manufacturing facility in Cowes.

Visitors are welcome to see the work of the Inshore Lifeboat Centre firsthand, but are asked to book beforehand.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 17.3℃ to 18℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (NNE)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (NNE)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 18.1℃ to 19℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 17.6℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (W)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 19℃ to 19.5℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (WSW)

Cowes weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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