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Dice Head Light

 
Location: In Castine near the head of Penobscot Bay near Castine, ME

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM TUESDAY TO 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. * SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET.

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About Dice Head Light

The location of the light is In Castine near the head of Penobscot Bay. The nearest city is Castine, ME. The station was first established in 1829. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1829.

The lighthouse is a white tower.

The tower had a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 134 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 11 nautical miles. The tower height is 51 ft. The light had a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: By Appointment    Active?: No

Identification number: 3530 (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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