I just saw this post and am surprised nobody replied. You can see the sun go down over Rutland Point to the southwest, but not into the sea from CN. You can, however, see a great sunset into the sea on the cat cruise. Here is a photo of the sunset from CN on approx 11/17/10:
Nope Ella86, you can see it from anywhere on the beach, or even standing out in the water. Towards the end of February it was sitting almost over the end of the point, and I believe in the summer months it actually sets into the sea.