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Sandusky Harbor Breakwater Light

Location: Sandusky Harbor near Sandusky, OH

About Sandusky Harbor Breakwater Light

The location of the light is Sandusky Harbor. The nearest city is Sandusky, OH. The station was first established in 1935. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1994.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical tower with a green band.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 30 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 12 nautical miles. The tower height is 30 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-4560 (U.S.)

HORN: 1 blast ev 30s (3s bl-27s si). Operates by keying microphone five times on VHF-FM Ch. 79.

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.

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