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St. Joseph North Pier Inner Light

 
Location: St. Joseph River entrance near St. Joseph, MI
Source: USBeacons

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WINDS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS TUESDAY. * WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TOWARD DAYBREAK TUESDAY AND TO 5 TO 7 FEET DURING THE DAY TUESDAY.

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About St. Joseph North Pier Inner Light

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The location of the light is St. Joseph River entrance. The nearest city is St. Joseph, MI. The station was first established in 1832. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1907.

The tower has an isophase white light at a focal plane height of 53 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 7 nautical miles. The light has a period of 2 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-19520 (U.S.)

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 2 second period, the light is on for 1 then off for 1.

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