Estonian Maritime Administration
This is the rear light of a leading line (range) with Hobulaid Light, located over 2 miles away. Rukkirahu is a small island in the approaches to the port city of Haapsalu; the ferries between Rohuküla on the mainland and Heltermaa on Hiiumaa, Estonia's second largest island, pass nearby.
Tower Height: 52
Height of Focal Plane: 59
Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 6 nautical miles (white sector) and 5 nautical miles (red sector).
Description of Tower: White, circular concrete tower.
This light is operational
1895: Square wooden tower, 56 feet tall.
Date Established: 1860
Date Present Tower Built: 1940
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.