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Egg Rock Light

Location: Rock Island in Frenchman Bay near Bar Harbor, ME

About Egg Rock Light

The location of the light is Rock Island in Frenchman Bay. The nearest city is Bar Harbor, ME. The station was first established in 1875. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1875.

The lighthouse is a white tower.

The tower has a flashing red light at a focal plane height of 64 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 18 nautical miles. The tower height is 64 ft. The light has a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1-1865 (U.S.)

Emergency light of reduced intensity Fl R 5s when main light is extinguished.

HORN: 2 blasts ev 30s (2s bl-2s si-2s bl-24s si).

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 5 second period, the light is on for less than 2.5 then off for more than 2.5.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:22 am
Sunrise: 7:05 am
Sunset: 4:22 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:05 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect until January 21 at 5:00AM EST by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST SUNDAY... * Winds and Seas...West winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 feet.

Additional Conditions.

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