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East Point (Maurice River) Light

Location: Maurice River / Delaware Bay near Heislerville, NJ

About East Point (Maurice River) Light

The location of the light is Maurice River / Delaware Bay. The nearest city is Heislerville, NJ. The station was first established in 1849. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1849.

The lighthouse is a on a pile on masonry structure.

The tower has an isophase white light at a focal plane height of 43 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 9 nautical miles. The tower height is 43 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1695 (U.S.)

Red from 055 to 017.

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

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