Wind: NNW 4-5
Sea state: Heavy Breaking Swell
Time of launch: 1550hrs
Time of return: 1610hrs
Boats launched: ALB
Reason: After receiving reports from local Coastguard and members of the public, of a yacht trying to enter Amble Harbour, the Coxswain of Amble Lifeboat requested an immediate launch of Amble Lifeboat due to the heavy breaking swell at the Harbour Entrance. The Lifeboat lunched and headed out to sea to make contact with the yacht, they then escorted the yacht back into Amble through the heavy breaking swells.