Needles Lighthouse











Photograph donated by
Ben Clegg






Needles Lighthouse is located in Alum Bay, Isle of Wight, UK,England.

Lighthouse Facts:

ESTABLISHED 1786
REBUILT 1859
HEIGHT OF TOWER 31 METRES
HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE MEAN HIGH WATER 24 METRES
AUTOMATED 1994
OPTIC 2ND ORDER 700MM FIXED LENS
LAMP 1500W 240V
CHARACTER WHITE, RED AND GREEN GROUP OCCURRING TWICE EVERY 20 SECONDS (LIGHT 14 SECONDS, ECLIPSE 2 SECONDS, LIGHT 2 SECONDS, ECLIPSE 2 SECONDS)
INTENSITY RED (INTENSIFIED) 3,950 CANDELA WHITE 12,300 CANDELA RED 1,800
CANDELA GREEN 2,680 CANDELA
RANGE OF LIGHT RED (INTENSIFIED) 17 SEA MILES WHITE 17 SEA MILES RED 14 SEA MILES GREEN 14 SEA MILES
FOG SIGNAL CHARACTER SOUNDING TWICE EVERY 30 SECONDS

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