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Cleveland (East) Ledge Light

Location: Cleveland Ledge Channel near Bourne/Pocasset, MA
Body of Water: Buzzards Bay

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

About Cleveland (East) Ledge Light

The location of the light is Cleveland Ledge Channel. The nearest city is Bourne/Pocasset, MA. The station was first established in 1943. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1943.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical tower and dwelling on red caisson.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 74 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The light has a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1-16080 (U.S.)
Identification number: J0502 (International)

RACON: C ( - . - . )
HORN: 1 blast ev 15 (2s bl).

Light was automated in 1978.

NOAA Nautical Chart 13230

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

Cleveland (East) Ledge Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 15, 1987, reference number 87001462.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:29 am
Sunrise: 7:07 am
Sunset: 4:40 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:18 pm

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