In the case of an emergency call 999 (or 9999 from a University phone).
What is the coastguard?
- co-ordinating rescue at sea
- persons at risk of injury or death on the cliffs or shoreline of the United Kingdom
- reports of actual or potential threats of maritime pollution
- accident prevention capacity by providing safety education for professional and recreational mariners, as well as students and children in colleges and schools
Forth Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre
The rescue centre with responsibility for the area of coast from Doonies Point (just south of Aberdeen) to the English-Scottish Border is:
Tel : 01224 592334
Fax : 01224 212862