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Main Duck Island Light

Location: the western tip of Main Duck Island near South Bay, ON

Source: USBeacons

About Main Duck Island Light

The location of the light is the western tip of Main Duck Island. The nearest city is South Bay, ON. The station was first established in 1914.

The lighthouse is a white tapered octagonal tower with red upper portion.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 77 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 20 nautical miles. The tower height is 80 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

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

Identification number: 7-2585 (U.S.)

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: 5:54 am
Sunrise: 7:35 am
Sunset: 5:02 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:43 pm

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