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Cleveland Harbor East Pierhead Light

 
Location: Cleveland Harbor west side entrance off Lake Erie near Cleveland, OH
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. * WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

Latest Condiitions.

About Cleveland Harbor East Pierhead Light

The location of the light is Cleveland Harbor west side entrance off Lake Erie. The nearest city is Cleveland, OH. The station was first established in 1831. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1911.

The lighthouse is a conical tower.

The tower has an isophase green light at a focal plane height of 39 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 7 nautical miles. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-4165 (U.S.)

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons
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