Stranded people and a dog are OK

Boat launched : Atlantic 85

Date : Monday 15 June

Launched at : 18:00

Returned at : 18:20

Weather :  Bright and breezy with F4 SE wind

Members of the public on the beach at Sandy Point reported that there were three people and a dog on the sandbank south of the harbour mouth, and that they were cut off by the tide.  When the Atlantic 85 reached them a few minutes later, they found that they had kayaks with them and that they had just paused for a rest and a stretch!  The UK Coastguard was informed and the lifeboat returned to the station.

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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 Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Low Tide: 03:40 ( 1.40m )
High Tide: 11:29 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 16:03 ( 1.40m )
High Tide: 23:40 ( 4.40m )
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