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Bois Blanc Island Light

Location: the north side of Bois Blanc Island / Straits of Mackinac near Mackinac Island, MI
Body of Water: Lake Huron

About Bois Blanc Island Light

The location of the light is the north side of Bois Blanc Island / Straits of Mackinac. The nearest city is Mackinac Island, MI. The station was first established in 1829. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1867.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical tower.

The tower had a light at a focal plane height of 53 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 11 nautical miles. The tower height is 38 ft.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: No

Identification number: 7-12535 (U.S.)

This light was decommissioned in 1924 and boarded up. It was replaced by an automated acetylene light atop a 32ft tall black steel skeleton tower to the east of the old light. The light from the tower is visible from 101 to 311. It flashes a white light on a 2.5 second period.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 6:29 am
Sunrise: 8:14 am
Sunset: 5:23 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 7:08 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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