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Goderich Main Light

Location: Lake Huron near Goderich, ON

About Goderich Main Light

The location of the light is Lake Huron. The nearest city is Goderich, ON. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1847.

The lighthouse is a white square tower with a red lantern.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 140 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 18 nautical miles. The tower height is 33 ft. The light has a period of 25 seconds.

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Identification number: 7-12660 (U.S.)

Fl (2) W 25s
0.5s fl 5.5s ec.
0.5s fl 18.5s ec.

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 25 second period, the light is on for less than 12.5 then off for more than 12.5.

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Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 6:16 am
Sunrise: 7:57 am
Sunset: 5:18 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 7:00 pm

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