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Marquette Harbor Light

Location: North Point / Lake Superior near Marquette, MI

About Marquette Harbor Light

The location of the light is North Point / Lake Superior. The nearest city is Marquette, MI. The station was first established in 1853. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1866.

The lighthouse is a red square tower on a dwelling.

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 10 nautical miles. The tower height is 77 ft. The light has a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-14630 (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 10 second period, the light is on for less than 5 then off for more than 5.

Marquette Harbor Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1984, reference number 84001803.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 6:41 am
Sunrise: 8:29 am
Sunset: 5:32 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 7:19 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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