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

Whitstable

Welcome to NCI Whitstable lookout station

Access : 

Access to the lookout is good from the promenade or the slip way. There are toilets and a cafe near by.

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. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
10:00
Open until: 
17:00
Days: 
Monday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
From: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Until: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Notes: 
Summer watches are kept from the start of BST.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
10:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Monday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
From: 
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Until: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Notes: 
Winter watches begin at the end of BST.
Opening Hours

The station is open from Friday through to Monday including Bank Holidays.

Location
Latitude: 
51° 21.92' N
Longitude: 
1° 3.29' E
OS Reference: 
TR 131 674
Station Post Code: 
The station does not have a Post Code, however if you use the 'What3Words' app available free for Andriod and ios, the 3 words that will take you to our lookout are : dishes.battle.forces Enter this sequence into the search and ask for directions to it.
Station Elevation: 
4m/13ft
Visual features of station: 
The lookout is a beach hut painted blue and yellow.
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
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
07864 646209 (Watch hours only)
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
No
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
No
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
06
08
16
23
67
72
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: 
Whitstable NCI
Other Watch Information: 
Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whitstable-National-Coastwatch-Institution/291603697629691 and Twitter at https://twitter.com/nciwhitstable
Visual Horizon: 
4.1 n/miles HWS 6.1 n/miles LWS
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Steve Ware
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01227 265195
Marine Crescent
Tankerton Bay East
Whitstable
Kent

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