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Port Colborne Inner Light

 
Location: at the northeast end of the detached breakwater at the southern entrance to the Welland Canal near Port Colborne, ON

About Port Colborne Inner Light

The location of the light is at the northeast end of the detached breakwater at the southern entrance to the Welland Canal. The nearest city is Port Colborne, ON. The station was first established in 1903. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1903.

The lighthouse is a white tapered square tower with a red lantern room.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 50 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 17 nautical miles. The tower height is 46 ft. The light has a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-6765 (U.S.)

Light Pattern: 0.3s fl 9.7s ec.

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.

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