Elderly man walks into the water

Boat launched : Atlantic 85

Date : Tuesday 30 April

Launched at : 10:10

Returned at : 10:40

Weather : Calm and clear but cold with a F4 NNE

A fully clothed man was seen to walk into the Sea at East Wittering. The Police were informed who then contacted the  coastguard and they paged the lifeboat.When the lifeboat arrived on scene the elderly gentleman was being assisted up the beach by first responders. A crewman was put ashore just as the ambulance arrived but his assistance was not required. The Lifeboat then returned to station and was made ready for service.

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Service Numbers 2019

Total Launches: 84
Atlantic 85: 42
D-Class: 42

Services Totals

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

Tide Times
Tide Times & Heights for Chichester Harbour (Entrance) on Thursday, 06 August 2020
High Tide: 01:40 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 07:10 ( 0.90m )
High Tide: 14:15 ( 4.60m )
Low Tide: 19:27 ( 1.10m )
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