NCI Calshot Tower – QAVS

Situated alongside the RNLI Lifeboat station at the northeast point of Calshot Spit, NCI Calshot Tower views Southampton Water and the central and eastern Solent. It operates a satellite station, NCI Stone Point, in Lepe Country Park.



NCI Calshot Tower QAVS


Calshot Tower, Calshot Spit, Calshot, SO45 1BR

Telephone number:

023 8089 3562

Email address:

[email protected]


Lat : 50 49.21’N Lon : 001 18.48’W



Living History Website:

NCI Calshot Tower Living History

Weather: We are unable to provide weather data from Calshot Tower, however the met post on Bramble bank provides weather conditions for the central Solent.

Bramble Met Post

Station information

Summer opening:

Open from: 08:00
Open until: 19:00
Days: Every Day

Summer opening times coincide with period of BST.

Winter opening:

Open from: 08:00
Open until: 17:00
Days: Every Day

Winter hours commence at the end of BST and end at the start of BST. The station closes at 17:00 or at dusk if earlier.

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    Station Sponsors

    Thanks to all our sponsors.  Below are some who have helped us, both during the initial set up of the NCI at Calshot Tower around 2010, and since then including the establishment of the new NCI Stone Point satellite station from 2019 onwards.