Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigacão
This is a staffed light station; the entire island is a navy base.
Tower Height: 33
Height of Focal Plane: 361
Characteristic and Range: White 15 seconds, off 4 seconds, white 1.5 seconds, off 4 seconds, white 15 seconds, off 9.5 seconds, red 1.5 seconds, off 9.5 seconds.
Description of Tower: White masonry tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1830
Date Present Tower Built: 1895
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.