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Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Portscatho Lookout

The view of Portscatho from the lookout on Pednvadan Point, situate to the

North of Porthcurnick Beach and Portscatho

View Portscatho

Station Manager, Robert Pepper, manages the now thirty strong team of Watch-keepers at Portscatho's
Pednvadan Point, which is arguably the organisation's smallest lookout.
(With three people inside, someone has to step outside if the chart needs turning over!) 

Lookout  Position
50 deg  11'.1 N
004 deg  58'.1 W

The position of Pednvadan Point Lookout near Portscatho in Gerrans Bay. - This gives a view out to sea from near due South at Greeb Point to the North East at Dodman Point.

Chart Position

The horizon from the Lookout is 8 nautical miles with ship superstructure visible over the horizon to 11 nautical miles.
On a very clear day, and through the telescope, the twin radio masts at Plymouth can be identified some 30 nautical miles away. 

The View from Pednvadan Lookout to the North East past Nare Head
(with Gull Rock outside) and Dodman Point.

Nare Head

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