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Craighill Channel Upper Rear (Cutoff Channel) Light

 
Location: Craighill Channel / Chesapeake Bay near Fort Howard, MD

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 22 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

About Craighill Channel Upper Rear (Cutoff Channel) Light

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The location of the light is Craighill Channel / Chesapeake Bay. The nearest city is Fort Howard, MD. The station was first established in 1886. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1886.

The lighthouse is a white square pyramidal skeleton with a square central shaft.

The tower has a fixed red light at a focal plane height of 74 ft above mean high water.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 2-8095 (U.S.)

Lighted throughout 24 hours. Visible 0.9 either side of the range line.

The rear light is 2,692 yards, at 329.1 from the front light.

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