Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
For press and media enquiries   0845 460 1202
Postal Address: 1 Barras Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 6AD

Porthdinllaen

Welcome to NCI Porthdinllaen lookout station
(pronounced  PORTH  DINCLINE)

You are very welcome to join us in the watchtoiwer to enjoy the beautiful vista of the Llyn coastline, our resident seal colony, passing dolphines and porpoises and teh huge variety of birdlife. We will be very happy to tell you about the role NCI plays in safeguarding people along our coasts.

Visitor Policy: 
Due to space constraints, we can only accommodate 4 visitors at one time. Children must always be accompanied by an adult (1 adult to each 2 children). Visitors may be asked to leave due to operational requirements should an incident occur.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
11.00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
From: 
Monday, April 1, 2013
Until: 
Monday, September 30, 2013
Notes: 
Hours will be extended to 0900-1700 whenever possible.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
10:00
Open until: 
15:00
Days: 
Every Day
From: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Until: 
Monday, March 31, 2014
Notes: 
Hours will be extended to 0930-1600 whenever possible. The station is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Location
Latitude: 
52° 56.85' N
Longitude: 
4° 34.00' W
OS Reference: 
SH 277 420
Station Post Code: 
LL53 6DB
Station Elevation: 
98'/30 metres
Visual features of station: 
The lookout is an old Coastrguard lookout, white painted on the upper story and has a flagstaff.
Operational Capability
This station awaits assessment for Declared Facility Status
This station reports to MRCC Holyhead
Current and forecast weather and sea conditions are available by telephone during watch hours
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
No
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
No
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
16
84
86
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Visual Horizon: 
12.25 nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Tony Heald
Acting Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01758 730397
Portdinllaen Head
Porthdinllaen
Morfa Nefyn
LL53 6DB
Primary Contact
Gwynedd

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