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Marcus Hook Range Rear Light

Location: northern Delaware near Wilmington, DE
Body of Water: Delaware River

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

About Marcus Hook Range Rear Light

The location of the light is northern Delaware. The nearest city is Wilmington, DE. The station was first established in 1918. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1918.

The lighthouse is a concrete square tower.

The tower has a fixed red light at a focal plane height of 278 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 105 ft.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 2-3140 (U.S.)
Identification number: J1314 (International)

The Range Rear Light is 3,094 yards, 237.5 from the front light. Lighted throughout 24 hours. Visible 0.9 either side of rangeline.

Marcus Hook Range Rear Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 27, 1989, reference number 89000287.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:45 am
Sunrise: 7:19 am
Sunset: 5:08 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:43 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect until January 23 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * Location...Delaware Bay. * Winds...South 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt becoming west this afternoon. * Seas...2 to 4 feet.

Additional Conditions.

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