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Isla Culebrita Light

Location: Virgin Passage / Antilles Island near Culebra, PR

About Isla Culebrita Light

The location of the light is Virgin Passage / Antilles Island. The nearest city is Culebra, PR. The station was first established in 1886. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1886.

The lighthouse is a stone-colored cylindrical tower with red trim on a flat-roofed dwelling.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 305 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The light has a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 3-31685 (U.S.)

Obscured by N.E. Cay from 125 to 142.

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 10 second period, the light is on for less than 5 then off for more than 5.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 4:40 am
Sunrise: 5:56 am
Sunset: 5:07 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:23 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect until January 21 at 2:00PM AST by NWS
...A long period northwest to north swell will arrive and spread across the Atlantic waters and local passages by Saturday... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM AST SUNDAY... * WINDS...East winds increasing 15 to 20 knots. * WAVES/SEAS...Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9

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