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Kenosha (Southport) Light

 
Location: Simmons Island near Kenosha, WI
Body of Water: Lake Michigan

About Kenosha (Southport) Light

The location of the light is Simmons Island. The nearest city is Kenosha, WI. The station was first established in 1848. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1866.

The lighthouse is a conical stone tower.

The tower has a light at a focal plane height of 76 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 55 ft.

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

HORN: 1 blast every 30s (3s blast). Operate the fog signal by keying the microphone on VHF-FM marine radio five times on channel 83A.

Also known as the "Old Kenosha Light", it was replaced by the Kenosha North Pier Light in 1906.

Kenosha (Southport) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 28, 1990, reference number 90000995.


Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:37 am
Sunrise: 7:16 am
Sunset: 4:50 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:29 pm

Local Marine Forecast.


Gale Warning is in effect until January 23 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... * WINDS...Northwest gales to 35 to 40 kt. * SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 14 ft. * OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 18 ft.

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