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Green Bay Harbor Entrance Light

 
Location: Middle of Green Bay 9-10 miles from the city of Green Bay near Green Bay, WI

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About Green Bay Harbor Entrance Light

The location of the light is Middle of Green Bay 9-10 miles from the city of Green Bay. The nearest city is Green Bay, WI. The station was first established in 1935. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1935.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower on cylindrical base.

The tower has a occulting red light at a focal plane height of 72 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 12 nautical miles. The tower height is 72 ft. The light has a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-22130 (U.S.)

The light was automated in 1979.

HORN: 1 blast every 15s (2s blast). Operate the fog signal by keying the VHF-FM marine radio five times on channel 83A.

An 'occulting' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is longer than the total duration of darkness and the interval of darkness (eclipses) are usually of equal duration. So in the 4 second period, the light is on for more than 2 then off for less than 2.

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