Bureau des Phares et Balises
Although the foot of the tower is normally in the water, it is not unusual for it to be exposed at low tide. This explains the wide discrepancy between the height of the tower and that of the focal plane.
Tower Height: 56
Height of Focal Plane: 33
Characteristic and Range: One flash every 4 seconds, visible for 9 miles (white sector) and 6 miles (red and green sectors).
Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower on a conical base with a green band.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1896
Date Present Tower Built: 1896
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
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