Holehaven

Welcome to NCI Holehaven lookout station

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Visitor Policy
Visitors are normally welcome in the lookout by prior arrangement.
Local Hazards
Blyth Sands
Operational capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Dover
Current weather and sea conditions are available by telephone during watch hours
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
01268 696971
Fax: 
N/A
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
No
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
CCTV Watch: 
No
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
16
23
67
68
69
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
65
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Visual Horizon: 
River Based - no view to horizon.

Station Info

Station Address
Old Harbourmasters Office
Haven Road
Canvey Island
Essex
SS8 0NR
Station telephone number
01268 696971
Station email address
Station contact
Grahame Harris
Station contact role
Station Manager
01268 463699
Summer opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Summer Opening commences at the start of BST. The watch hours are extended to 20:00 where possible.
Winter opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Winter Opening commences at the start of GMT
Location
Latitude: 
51° 30.72' N
Longitude: 
0° 33.08' E
OS Reference: 
TQ 771 823
Station Elevation: 
Sea Level
What3Words: 
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Visual features of station
The lookout is over water at all states of tide. It is located on the SW corner of Canvey Island, Essex The lookout is a wooden watch station, painted dark blue located at the end of the PLA jetty in Holehaven Creek. It has a flagstaff. There is a security gate at the point of entry to the jetty Canvey Island is approx 3m below sea level.
Other identifying features
Advertising Hoarding with NCI contact telephone number - South Side

About

Currently 56 NCI stations are operational and manned by over 2500 volunteers keeping watch around the British Isles from Rossall  Point in the North West, through Wales, to the South and East of England to Hornsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

NCI watchkeepers provide the eyes and ears along the coast, monitoring radio channels and providing a listening watch in poor visibility. They are trained to deal with emergencies offering a variety of skills and experience, and full training by the NCI ensures that high standards are met.

Contact


General enquiries
0300 111 1202

Media enquiries
0845 460 1202


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