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Eagle Island Light

Location: NE tip of Eagle Island - in East Penobscot Bay near Deer Island, ME

About Eagle Island Light

The location of the light is NE tip of Eagle Island - in East Penobscot Bay. The nearest city is Deer Island, ME. The station was first established in 1838. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1858.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 106 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 9 nautical miles. The tower height is 106 ft. The light has a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1-3455 (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 4 second period, the light is on for less than 2 then off for more than 2.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:24 am
Sunrise: 7:07 am
Sunset: 4:25 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:07 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect until January 20 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. * SEAS...2 to 4 feet.

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