Maritime Administration of Latvia
This lighthouse was known in German as Backofen, sometimes spelled Bakofen. The tower was damaged during World War I and was restored in 1924. A red and white striped temporary lighthouse was used in the interim.
Tower Height: 62
Height of Focal Plane: 143
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, round stone tower, dwelling attached.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1879
Date Present Tower Built: 1879
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.