Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety
Tower Height: 98
Height of Focal Plane: 100
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes (2+1) every 12 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White round stone tower with black bands, attached to a concrete dwelling.
This light is operational
1863: Red, conical metal tower on a concrete base, focal plane height of 61 feet.
Date Established: 1863
Date Present Tower Built: 1931
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Occasionally.
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