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Copper Harbor Light

 
Location: Keweenaw Peninsula / Lake Superior near Copper Harbor, MI

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 4:00PM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 4 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 4 PM EDT WEDNESDAY. * WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT

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About Copper Harbor Light

The location of the light is Keweenaw Peninsula / Lake Superior. The nearest city is Copper Harbor, MI. The station was first established in 1849. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1866.

The lighthouse is a on a white skeleton tower near white dwelling.

The tower had a flashing green light at a focal plane height of 90 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The tower height is 27 ft. The light had a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: No

Identification number: 7-15175 (U.S.)

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 6 second period, the light is on for less than 3 then off for more than 3.

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