Coast Directorate/Kvitsøy Kommune
Tower Height: 88
Height of Focal Plane: 148
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 40 seconds; range 18 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White octagonal stone tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
1700: "Bucket light" on mast.
Date Established: 1700
Date Present Tower Built: 1829
Date Automated: 1969
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only; guided tours are available.
For a guided tour of the tower, contact Kvitsøy Council, phone 51 73 51 40.
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