Cockspur Island Light

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Cockspur Island Light

Location: Savannah River near Tybee Island, GA
Body of Water: Savannah River
Photo by: Bruce Tuten
Source: Flickr Creative Commons

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Latest Condiitions.

About Cockspur Island Light

The location of the light is Savannah River. The nearest city is Tybee Island, GA. The station was first established in 1772. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1857. The light had a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: No

Identification number: 4661 (U.S.)

Private aid.

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 4 second period, the light is on for less than 2 then off for more than 2.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons
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