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Fort Wadsworth Light

Location: East Verrazano Narrows near Staten Island, NY

About Fort Wadsworth Light

The location of the light is East Verrazano Narrows. The nearest city is Staten Island, NY. The station was first established in 1903. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1903.

The tower had a light at a focal plane height of 75 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The tower height is 15 ft.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: No

The light was deactivated in 1965. When the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opened in 1965 the lighthouse became obsolete.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:41 am
Sunrise: 7:18 am
Sunset: 4:57 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:33 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...West 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

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