Lubec Channel Light

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Lubec Channel Light

Location: in the Lubec Channel near Lubec, ME
Body of Water: Lubec Channel

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

About Lubec Channel Light

The location of the light is in the Lubec Channel. The nearest city is Lubec, ME. The station was first established in 1890. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1890.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower on a black cylindrical pier.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 53 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 6 nautical miles. The tower height is 53 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1-860 (U.S.)

HORN: 1 blast ev 15s (2s bl).

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 6 second period, the light is on for less than 3 then off for more than 3.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:18 am
Sunrise: 7:02 am
Sunset: 4:16 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:00 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect until January 21 at 5:00AM EST by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST SUNDAY... * Winds and Seas...West winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 feet.

Additional Conditions.

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