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Grand Marais Light

Location: Lake Superior near Grand Marais, MN

About Grand Marais Light

The location of the light is Lake Superior. The nearest city is Grand Marais, MN. The station was first established in 1885. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1922.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 48 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 12 nautical miles. The tower height is 34 ft. The light has a period of 2.5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-16615 (U.S.)

Light obscured from 170 to 190.
HORN: 2 blast ev 30s (2s bl-2s si-2s bl-24s si). Operates by keying the microphone five times on VHF-FM channel 83A

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 2.5 second period, the light is on for less than 1.25 then off for more than 1.25.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:53 am
Sunrise: 7:42 am
Sunset: 4:45 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:34 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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