This lighthouse was increased in height in the mid-1980s by the ICH (Cuban Institute of Hydrography), with the addition of a square skeletal tower atop the 1862 lighthouse.
Tower Height: 59
Height of Focal Plane: 82
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7 seconds.
Description of Tower: Square skeletal tower atop white lighthouse, on dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1862
Date Present Tower Built: 1862
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.