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Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Gwennap Head - QAVS

Welcome to the Gwennap Head Lookout Station

NCI Gwennap Head is a recipient of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

Access : 

The lookout is on the SW Coast path, about half a mile SW of Porthgwarra. There is a privately operated car park at Porthgwarra.

Visitor Policy: 
Visitors are normally most welcome at the lookout although, when an incident is ongoing, this may not always be convenient and the duty watchkeeper may ask visitors to call back later. A visitors room is available during the summer.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
18:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Summer hours commence at the start of BST.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Winter hours start at the end of BST.
Location
Latitude: 
50° 02.2' N
Longitude: 
005° 40.8' W
OS Reference: 
SW 365 217
Station Post Code: 
TR19 6JW
Station Elevation: 
230'
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Falmouth
Current weather and sea conditions are available by telephone or Ch.65 during watch hours
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
01736 871351
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
Yes
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
16
23
67
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
65
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Station Call Sign: 
Gwennap Head NCI
Visual Horizon: 
19 nautical miles
Radar Horizon: 
48 nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Peter Sawdon
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01736 332114
NCI Lookout Station
Gwennap Head
Porthgwarra
St Levan
Cornwall
TR19 6JW

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