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Eldred Rock Light

Location: Lynn Channel near Haines, AK

About Eldred Rock Light


The location of the light is Lynn Channel. The nearest city is Haines, AK. The station was first established in 1905. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1905. The light has a nominal range of 8 nautical miles. The tower height is 56 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Automated in 1973.

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.

Eldred Rock Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Dec. 30, 1975, reference number 75000332.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 6:09 am
Sunrise: 8:38 am
Sunset: 3:46 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:15 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory 
Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to Cape Suckling out 100 NM Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest one-third of the combined windwave and swell height. ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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