Multibeam bathymetric surveys have recently been completed at Bude and Penzance. These can be viewed in our Document Centre. Your attention is drawn to the ‘Notes’ on each survey which explains the datum (reference point) used in the survey. At Penzance the survey is to Chart Datum. In Bude the survey is the depth of water at ‘Normal Summer Dock Level’, this being 2.9m above the inner gate cill.
Wild swimmers are being urged to make sure they are visible when in the water and stay away from boats and ships. The warning comes after a swimmer was swept out to sea near Newquay. Fortunately, they were wearing a pink swim hat which it made it easier for rescue teams to locate her. There