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Rossall Point

Rossall Point Tower

Welcome to NCI Rossall Point lookout station

The station is now part of the SAR team on the Fylde Coast after passing its Declared Facility Status at the end of September 2013.

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 slightest 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:
10:00
Open until:
18:00
Days:
Every Day
From:
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Until:
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Winter Opening
Open from:
10:00
Open until:
16:00
Days:
Every Day
From:
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Until:
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Latitude:
53° 55′ 13.08″ N
Longitude:
3° 2′ 24.00″ W
OS Reference:
SD 314 479
Station Elevation:
52’/17 metres
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to MRCC Liverpool
Current and forecast weather and sea conditions are available by telephone during watch hours
Station Telephone:
01253 870618
Visual Watch:
Yes
Radar Watch:
Yes
NAVTEX:
Yes
AIS Watch:
Yes
DSC Watch:
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels:
16
67
73
Radio: Coastal channels in use (call direct not via ch 16):
M1 (ch 37)
Radio: Channel 00:
Listening watch only
Visual Horizon:
7.95 nautical miles

Primary Contact:
Steve Martin
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone:
01253 874804
The Promenade
Fleetwood
Lancashire

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