Brazilian Navy/Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigação
This light station is still staffed.
Tower Height: 52
Height of Focal Plane: 472
Characteristic and Range: White light, 1.2 seconds on, 8.8 seconds off.
Description of Tower: Cast-iron tower on one-story keeper's quarters.
This light is operational
1836: Lighthouse on Ilha de Cabo Frio, light approximately 1275 feet above sea level. The ruins still stand. 1861: New tower on mainland.
Date Established: 1836
Date Present Tower Built: 1925
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.