U.S. Coast Guard
This light is virtually a twin of the Indiana Harbor East Breakwater Light. Its arched concrete base allows people to pass beneath it.
Tower Height: 58
Height of Focal Plane: 78
Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 6 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, steel Art Deco tower on concrete base.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1935
Date Present Tower Built: 1935
Optics: 1935: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now modern solar powered optic.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
This light is at the end of a breakwater at the north end of Port Washington Harbor. Walking out on the breakwater can be hazardous; this light is best viewed by boat.