NCI Gwennap Head

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NCI Gwennap Head is located on Gwennap Head on the south coast of Cornwall

The building was formerly a coastguard station until the coastguard service closed it in 1994. NCI Gwennap Head was opened on October 21 1996.

NCI Gwennap Head has been awarded Declared Facility Status by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency which reflects the high level of training undertaken by the station's volunteers. This station is fully integrated into the UK Maritime Search & Rescue Service.

National Coastwatch Institution
Gwennap Head, Porthgwarra, St Levan Cornwall TR19 6JW
Tel: 01736 871351

Watch Hours:
March to August: 0800 - 1800
BST: 0800 - 1800
GMT: 0800 - 1600
August to March: 0800 - 1600

Lat: 50 02.217N
Long: 005 40.389W

OS: SW 365 217

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Station Manager:
Mr P Sawdon

This station provides:

Visual Watch
Radio Watch
Radar Watch

For an assessment of current weather and sea conditions call the duty watchkeeper on 01736 871351

Click to see full details of NCI Gwennap Head on the Official National Coastwatch Institution website

For a list of all the NCI Stations in Cornwall


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