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Mona Island Light

Location: Mona Island, off the west coast of Puerto Rico near Mona Island, PR

About Mona Island Light

The location of the light is Mona Island, off the west coast of Puerto Rico. The nearest city is Mona Island, PR. The station was first established in 1900. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1900.

The lighthouse is a black steel skeletal tower with a central cylinder.

The tower had a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 323 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The light had a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: No

Identification number: 3-32295 (U.S.)

The lighthouse is also known as Faro de la Isla de la Mona. The light was automated in 1973 and deactivated in 1976.

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.

Mona Island Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Oct. 22, 1981, reference number 81000689.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 4:50 am
Sunrise: 6:06 am
Sunset: 5:19 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:35 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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