Incident – Log Hazard

Watchkeeper reported to HMCG large tree trunk floating up river. In absence of Harbourmaster, CG putting out notice of potential hazard in River Exe.

Incident – Hazard In Channel

Watchkeeper relayed to HMCG report of potential hazard in channel. Harbour Master made aware and arranging removal.

Incident – Capsized Kitesurfer

Relayed to HMCG report of kitesurfer in difficulty and drifting on outgoing tide. Confirmed sighting to CG and advised position of casualty. ILB launched. Casualty recovered and all stood down.

New Watchkeeper

Congratulations to Peter Caspar who has recently qualified as a watchkeeper and also passed his RYA VHF Short Range Certificate, joining our team of volunteer watchkeepers at Exmouth.

Incident – Dog In Difficulty

Relayed to HMCG report of dog in difficulty off Orcombe Point. CRT tasked. Surf Rescue Team retrieved dog safely to shore. Advised CG and all stood down.

Local Notice to Mariners 22/20

Notice is given that the following local Notices to Mariners has now been cancelled:

– 21/20 โ€“ Number 7 buoy light has been reinstated and is back on station

Exmouth Rowing Club

Our friends from the Rowing Club in festive dress taking to the water yesterday as observed by our watchkeeper from the lookout, on a day of changeable weather with a localised shower and the sun breaking through.




Incident – Missing Swimmer

HMCG requested visual following report of swimmer missing near Dawlish Warren. NCI reported no sighting, and no wind or kite surfers in the area.


The Winter Edition of the Exe Press carries an article describing the activities of Exmouth NCI Coastwatch during what has been a difficult time for us all in 2020. Click here to read the article.

The Webcam Is Back

The Exmouth NCI webcam was remounted today, is now fully operational and ready to welcome back our patient viewers. The scaffolding will be removed shortly.