Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
For press and media enquiries   0845 460 1202
Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Felixstowe

Welcome to NCI Felixstowe lookout station

 

Access : 

Our lookout is an ex Coastguard lookout located on top of Martello Tower P. Access is on foot from the seafront promenade. Please note there is restricted parking at the tower.

Visitor Policy: 
If you would like to visit during watch hours please note that we are required to keep the access door locked so call 01394 670808 when our flag is flying (that means we're in!) and we'll meet you at the door. Visits outside watch hours must be by prior arrangement with the Station Manager, Julian Milsom , on 01394 286671.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
17:00
Days: 
Every Day
From: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Until: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Winter Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Monday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
From: 
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Until: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Notes: 
Watches are also kept from 12:30 to 16:00 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Location
Latitude: 
51° 56.94' N
Longitude: 
1° 20.10' E
OS Reference: 
TM 29275 33081
Station Post Code: 
IP11 2EF
Station Elevation: 
10.35 metres/34 ft
Visual features of station: 
The lookout is on top of Martello Tower P and has a flagstaff.
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Dover
Current weather and sea conditions are available by telephone and Channel 65 during watch hours. Please note that while we keep a DSC watch we are not able to do a DSC check.
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
01394 670808
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
No
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
16
67
71
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: 
Felixstowe NCI
Visual Horizon: 
7.5 nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Julian Milsom
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01394 286671 07759 038513
NCI Lookout, Martello Tower
Wireless Green
Old Fort Road
Felixstowe
Suffolk
IP11 2EF

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