In response to request from HMCG, watchkeeper confirmed no visual on capsized kayak in River Exe. ILB launched and ambulance requested. Radio activity monitored by watchkeeper. Casualty taken to hospital and SAR assets stood down.
Notice is hereby given that the lower vertical, red fixed light on the fixed post at Turf entrance is now reinstated.
Notice 04/21 is hereby cancelled.
Congratulations from all at Exmouth NCI to Paul Draper who is celebrating fifteen years service as a watchkeeper, trainer and assessor. Read more in the Exmouth Journal.
With BST almost upon us, the lookout will be open from 0900 – 1800 from Sunday 28 March and 0830 – 1830 from Thursday 1 April. Our RNLI Lifeguard colleagues will also be on the beach from 2 April (Good Friday).
Exmouth NCI today took a socially distanced delivery of an Atmos-Clear Mini air sanitising system, which destroys 99.9% of all viruses (including coronavirus), and will be installed in our lookout to provide added health and safety benefits for all our volunteer watchkeepers whilst on duty. Phil McGuinness from Atmos personally delivered the new machine to our watchkeeper Zan Nye.
Watchkeeper requested by HMCG to maintain observation of yacht aground at low tide. No concerns for crew. Yacht waiting on rising tide to refloat.
07/21 Notice is hereby given that in the approach to the river the Exe No.5 lateral mark (green unlit) is now in position Lat. 50° 36.308′ N – Long. 003° 23.970′ W.
Notice 03/21 is hereby cancelled.
08/21 Notice is hereby given that the two green vertical lights on Trout’s Pontoon at Topsham are extinguished until further notice.
Watchkeeper monitored kite surfer stranded on Pole Sands at low tide. Advised HMCG of potential situation arising. They requested continued observation. Later confirmed to HMCG all equipment retrieved and people safely ashore.