Home / News / Bournemouth beach busy again as coastguard urges people to ‘take extra care’ in sea

Bournemouth beach busy again as coastguard urges people to ‘take extra care’ in sea

Bournemouth beach was busy again on Saturday as the warm weather continued.

The UK’s coastguard has urged people to be careful in the sea, after they had their busiest day for more than four years on Friday.

The total number of UK incidents was 329, including 232 callouts for coastguard rescue teams, 129 for lifeboats, 22 requiring aircraft and three for a hovercraft.

Friday was the hottest day of the year so far and the third hottest ever recorded in the UK.

Julie-Anne Wood of the Coastguard said people should “check and double check the tide times”

She also said people should be aware of rip tides.

Read more on this story here:

Get the latest headlines:

Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

About News Update

Avatar

Check Also

Saving Africa's Northern white rhino

After decades of poaching, the Northern white rhino is effectively extinct with only two females …

Leave a Reply