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Cape San Juan (Cabo San Juan) Light

Location: Cape San Juan / nature reserve near Fajardo, PR

About Cape San Juan (Cabo San Juan) Light

The location of the light is Cape San Juan / nature reserve. The nearest city is Fajardo, PR. The station was first established in 1880. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1880.

The lighthouse is a cylindrical tower on front of a white rectangular dwelling; black band around the base.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 260 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 11 nautical miles. The tower height is 45 ft. The light has a period of 15 seconds.

Open to the Public?: By Appointment    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 3-31155 (U.S.)

The light was automated in 1975.

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 15 second period, the light is on for less than 7.5 then off for more than 7.5.

Cape San Juan (Cabo San Juan) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Oct. 22, 1981, reference number 81000692.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 4:42 am
Sunrise: 5:58 am
Sunset: 5:08 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:25 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect until January 21 at 2:00PM AST by NWS
...A long period northwest to north swell will arrive and spread across the Atlantic waters and local passages by Saturday... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 2 PM AST SUNDAY... * WINDS...East winds 10 to 15 knots. * WAVES/SEAS...Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9

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