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Long Beach Harbor Light

Location: Long Beach Harbor near Long Beach, CA

About Long Beach Harbor Light

The location of the light is Long Beach Harbor. The nearest city is Long Beach, CA. The station was first established in 1949. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1949.

The lighthouse is a square green dayboard on tower on a white building with columnar base.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 50 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 20 nautical miles. The tower height is 42 ft. The light has a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 6-125 (U.S.)
Identification number: G3797 (International)

Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.
HORN: 1 blast ev 30s (3s bl), operates continuously.

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

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:29 am
Sunrise: 6:56 am
Sunset: 5:13 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:40 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Marine Weather Statement 
...TSUNAMI WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE CALIFORNIA COAST... A large earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska may generate a tsunami along harbors and marinas along the coast of Central and Southern California. Strong waves or surges of water above normal tidal activity may damage docks and harbor areas. Hazardous floating and submerged debris will be possible. Strong and unusual

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