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Buffalo Intake Crib Light

 
Location: near Buffalo, NY

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. * WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

Latest Condiitions.

About Buffalo Intake Crib Light

The nearest city is Buffalo, NY. The station was first established in 1908. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1908.

The lighthouse is a large circular building on concrete crib.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 60 ft above mean high water. The light has a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-2670 (U.S.)

Light Pattern:
0.5s fl 1s ec.
0.5s fl 3s ec.

The light is maintained from April 15 to November 1.

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

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