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Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Rossall Point (Fleetwood)

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Welcome to NCI Rossall Point QAVS lookout station 

Access : 

The Tower is a four story tower (this includes the viewing balcony on the third level. The ground floor is a public area, the first floor is for the use of the Rangers and the second floor is the NCI Station.

Visitor Policy: 
The Senior Watchkeeper will be responsible for all those present in the building, including visitors. Visitors will be asked to vacate the building if there is any danger to life or limb. When the fire alarms are sounded, all personnel will be directed out of the building using the Fire Escape Route. All personnel will be directed to the Muster Point at least 30 metres up wind of the Tower. When the station becomes involved in a SAR incident, visitors will be asked to leave the room immediately so that operations can be dealt with undisturbed.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
Open until: 
Every Day
Summer watches are kept from the start of BST.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
Open until: 
Every Day
Winter watches begin at the end of BST.
53° 55.218' N
003° 2.400' W
OS Reference: 
SD 314 479
Station Elevation: 
52'/17 metres
Visual features of station: 
The Station has a large glass-fronted elevation sloping seaward.
Other identifying features: 
Station Call Sign = Rossallpoint NCI
Local Hazards: 
King Scar Shale banking 330°Rossall Point Tower 1.9nm approx 1/2 nm in length running 240/060 50 to 75 yards in width. Numerous sandbanks and gullys leading out to King Scar can result in the unwary becoming trapped by incoming tides which have up to 10 metre range.
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Holyhead
Current weather and sea conditions are available by telephone during watch hours or the internet at
Defibrillator Available: 
Mounted externally available 24 x7 call number displayed on unit for instructions
Station Telephone: 
01253 870618
Visual Watch: 
Radar Watch: 
AIS Watch: 
CCTV Watch: 
DSC Watch: 
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Station Call Sign: 
Rossall Point NCI
Visual Horizon: 
9 nautical miles
Radar Horizon: 
approx 10nm to sea level (Max radar range is 24)
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Robert A Loynes (Bob)
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01253 896218
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