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St. Simons Island

Location: St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, GA
Body of Water: Atlantic Ocean

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

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About St. Simons Island


The location of the light is St. Simons Sound. The nearest city is Brunswick, GA. The station was first established in 1811. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1872.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower.

The tower has a fixed and flashing white lights at a focal plane height of 114 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 23 nautical miles. The tower height is 104 ft. The light has a period of 60 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 520 (U.S.)
Identification number: J2842 (International)

Fixed range is 18 miles. Flashing range is 23 miles.

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