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Windmill Point Light, MI

 
Location: at Windmill Point near Mariner Park on Lake St. Clair near Detroit, MI

About Windmill Point Light, MI

The location of the light is at Windmill Point near Mariner Park on Lake St. Clair. The nearest city is Detroit, MI. The station was first established in 1838. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1933.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower.

The tower has an isophase white light at a focal plane height of 42 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-8260 (U.S.)

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

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