The island is part of the Iles de l’Estuaire National Wildlife Area and there is now a weather station at the light station buildings.
Tower Height: 74
Height of Focal Plane: 112
Characteristic and Range: Sector light: one white flash every 2 seconds with a range of 12 nautical miles, and one red flash every 6 seconds with a range of 6 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1844
Date Present Tower Built: 1844
Date Automated: 1981
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.