Children missing at Wittering beach

Boats Launched: Atlantic 85 and the D-Class

Date: Friday 10th August

Launched at: 15:30

Returned at: 17:00

Weather: Warm & sunny with a light F2 southerly wind

A 5 year old child went missing on West Wittering beach and so both lifeboats were launched to search the area. Some crew went ashore to search, whilst the boats started a sea search close in to the beach. Three more children were reported missing whilst the crews were still searching for the 5 year old. After some time all the missing children were accounted for and so the lifeboats were stood down, returned to the station, and were made ready for further service.




Service Numbers 2018

Total Launches: 14
Atlantic 85: 9
D-Class: 5

Services Totals

2015 - 67
2014 -77
2013 - 86
2012 - 77

Tide Times
Tide Times & Heights for Chichester Harbour (Entrance) on Monday, 20 May 2019
Low Tide: 06:18 ( 0.70m )
High Tide: 13:26 ( 4.80m )
Low Tide: 18:38 ( 0.90m )
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