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Whitefish Point Light

 
Location: Whitefish Bay / Lake Superior near Whitefish, MI

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Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY. * WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT

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About Whitefish Point Light

The location of the light is Whitefish Bay / Lake Superior. The nearest city is Whitefish, MI. The station was first established in 1848. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1861.

The tower has a light at a focal plane height of 80 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 15 nautical miles. The tower height is 76 ft.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-14530 (U.S.)

RACON: O ( ). Standby light of reduced intensity.

The light was automated in 1971.

Whitefish Point Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 28, 1973, reference number 73000947.

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