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Buffalo Harbor South Entrance South Side Light

 
Location: Stony Point Breakwater near South Buffalo, NY

About Buffalo Harbor South Entrance South Side Light

The location of the light is Stony Point Breakwater. The nearest city is South Buffalo, NY. The station was first established in 1903. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1903.

The tower has a flashing red light at a focal plane height of 40 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 5 nautical miles. The light has a period of 2.5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-2915 (U.S.)

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 2.5 second period, the light is on for less than 1.25 then off for more than 1.25.

Buffalo Harbor South Entrance South Side Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Nov. 16, 2007, reference number 07001191.


Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 6:03 am
Sunrise: 7:43 am
Sunset: 5:10 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:49 pm

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