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Barbers Point Light, HI

Location: Oahu Island near Kapolei, HI
Body of Water: Pacific Ocean

About Barbers Point Light, HI

The location of the light is Oahu Island. The nearest city is Kapolei, HI. The station was first established in 1888. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1933.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical concrete tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 85 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 24 nautical miles. The tower height is 76 ft. The light has a period of 7.5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 6-29650 (U.S.)

Barbers Point Light is named for Captain Henry Barber, an English sea captain. His ship (the Arthur) wrecked on a coral shoal off the point on October 31, 1796 after leaving Honolulu Harbor.

The tower was automated in 1964.

The light is obscured from 147.7 to shore. Lighted throughout 24 hours.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 7.5 second period, the light is on for less than 3.75 then off for more than 3.75.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 4:55 am
Sunrise: 6:13 am
Sunset: 5:15 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:33 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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