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

Runton

 Welcome to NCI Runton.

The lookout station overlooks the famous Devils Throat, a notorious area of the North Sea, feared and respected by ancient mariners. This busy Seaway holds many dangers for Shipping: Sand Banks, Oil Rigs, Gas Platforms and Wind Farms. All the traffic from the North East and Eastern Ports on transit to Europe and, in fact, the world, pass our station. This North Norfolk coastline is also a busy tourist location. 

Access : 

Via a Ramp-Disability Access

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.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
12.00
Open until: 
18:00
Days: 
Monday
Tuesday
Saturday
Sunday
From: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Until: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Notes: 
Three Days a week initially, the lookout will increase manned hours to seven days a week in the future.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
15:00
Days: 
Monday
Tuesday
Saturday
Sunday
From: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Until: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Location
Latitude: 
52° 56.20' N
Longitude: 
001° 16.50' E
OS Reference: 
TG201427
Station Post Code: 
NR27 9PA
Station Elevation: 
114.8 feet 35 metres
Local Hazards: 
Sand Banks, Oil Rigs, Wind Farms, Cliffs and Tourist Beaches
Operational Capability
This station awaits assessment for Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Humber
Current weather and sea conditions are available by phone during watch hours or via vhf ch 65.
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
01263 513725
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
Yes
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
CCTV Watch: 
no
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
06
08
10
16
62
63
64
67
73
86
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
M1 (ch 37)
M2 (ch 80)
65
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Station Call Sign: 
Runton NCI
Other Watch Information: 
Radio: Channel 31 Listening Watch. (Lifeguards)
Visual Horizon: 
12 nautical miles
Radar Horizon: 
24 nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Mike Darbyshire
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01263 511949
NCI Runton
Car Park
Beach Road
East Runton
Norfolk
NR27 9PA

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