Bureau des Phares et Balises
Light occulting twice every 6 seconds, visible for 10 (white sector) and 7 (red and green sectors) nautical miles.
Tower Height: 36
Height of Focal Plane: 56
Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 10 (white sector) and 7 (red and green sectors) nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Red square metal framework tower on a concrete base.
This light is operational
1833: Masonry tower (destroyed in a storm in 1863). 1863: Metal pole on a hut. 1874: Two range lights on metal towers. 1891: White square tower with dwelling attached, 33 feet tall.
Date Established: 1805
Date Present Tower Built: c. 1950s
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
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