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Prawle Point - QAVS

Welcome to NCI Prawle Point lookout station.

NCI Prawle Point is a recipient of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

The Prawle Point Watchstation stands 200 feet above sea level at the most southerly point in Devon.

Access : 

The lookout is close to the SW Coast path. Access is by a fairly steep part of the coast path from the NT car park.

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. NCI Prawle Point has a Visitor Centre which is full of interesting and useful information.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
20:00
Days: 
Every Day
From: 
Friday, May 4, 2018
Until: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Notes: 
Summer watches begin with the first May Bank Holiday weekend and every day from the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. The station closes at the earlier of 20:00 and sunset during August and early September. In poor weather we may close earlier.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
17:00
Days: 
Every Day
From: 
Monday, September 11, 2017
Until: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Notes: 
The station closes at the earlier of 17:00 or sunset from November to mid-February. In poor weather we may close earlier.
Location
Latitude: 
50° 12.17' N
Longitude: 
003° 43.03' W
OS Reference: 
SX 773 351
Station Post Code: 
TQ7 2BX
Station Elevation: 
200'/61 metres
Visual features of station: 
The lookout is a white painted building on the southern-most extremity of Prawle Point. It is an old Lloyds signal station and Coastguard lookout and has a flagstaff.
Local Hazards: 
Overfalls and tide races off Start Point, Prawle Point and Bolt Head. Salcombe Bar.
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Falmouth
Current weather and sea conditions are available from our web site and by telephone during watch hours or call us on VHF ch65.
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
01548 511259
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
Yes
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
DSC Watch: 
No
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: 
Prawle Point NCI
Visual Horizon: 
16 nautical miles
Radar Horizon: 
21 nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Andy Thomson
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01548 581288
NCI Prawle Point
PO Box 58
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 2ZQ

Station Website below - includes webcams showing sea conditions around Prawle Point and current weather at the point.
 
   NCI Prawle Point

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