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Indiana Harbor East Breakwater Light

 
Location: Breakwater in East Chicago Harbor near East Chicago, IN
Source: bing.com

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 4:00PM CDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON... * WINDS...NORTHWEST TO 20 KT. * SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 6 FT. * OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 8 FT.

Latest Condiitions.

About Indiana Harbor East Breakwater Light

The location of the light is Breakwater in East Chicago Harbor. The nearest city is East Chicago, IN. The station was first established in 1935. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1935.

The lighthouse is a square tower.

The tower has an isophase green light at a focal plane height of 78 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 12 nautical miles. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-19675 (U.S.)

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

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