Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
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Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Froward Point

Welcome to NCI Froward Point lookout station

Access : 

The lookout is on the SW Coast Path. Access is by a fairly steep path from Brownstone car park and also west from NT Coleton Fishacre on the Coast Path (about 45 mins walk, fairly steep in places).

Visitor Policy: 
Visitors are normally welcome in the lookout and Visitor Centre.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
17:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Summer Watch hours are from 1st April until the 31st October. The watch is kept open to 2000 hours during June, July and August.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
10:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Winter watch hours are from 1st November until 31st March.
Location
Latitude: 
50° 20.20' N
Longitude: 
3° 32.58' W
OS Reference: 
SX 9030 4966
Station Elevation: 
209'/63.7 metres
Visual features of station: 
The station is a former WW2 gun battery and has a flagstaff.
Local Hazards: 
High cliffs and uneven coastal path. Mewstone and Blackstone Rocks offshore.
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to NMOC Fareham
Current weather and sea conditions are available by telephone during watch hours or on Ch 65.
Defibrillator Available: 
Mounted internally available when lookout is open
Station Telephone: 
07976 505649
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
Yes
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
CCTV Watch: 
Yes- view over Start Bay.
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
16
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: 
Froward Point NCI
Visual Horizon: 
16 nautical miles
Radar Horizon: 
60+ nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Stuart Rostron
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
07443 391498
Inner Froward Point
Kingswear
Dartmouth
Devon

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