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Destination: Lighthouse – North America – Virginia

Destination: Lighthouse – North America includes over 2,300 of the largest, most important lights, sound signals, and RACONs in US and Canadian waters. It’s the perfect companion for your lighthouse tour. Our mobile app maps the location of each light, then provides real-time navigation to get you there.

Num Name Action Color Speed Height (m) Range (km)
Structure Remarks Search Pictures
2223 Assateague Light Flashing White (2) 5s/ 0.1s fl 1sec.,01.s fl 2.8s ec. 47 35
Conical tower with red and white bands. 142 Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished. search pics
2224 Cape Charles Light Flashing White 5s 55 29
Octagonal, pyramidal skeleton tower, upper part black, lower part white. 180 Operates 24 hours. search pics
2225 Cape Henry Light Morse Code ec Red White Mo (U) 20s( sector)1s fl 2s ec1s fl 2s ec7s fl 7s ec 50 White 27 Red 24
Octagonal pyramidal tower, upper and lower half of each face alternately black and white. 165 Red from 154° to 233°, coversshoals outside Cape Charles andMiddle Ground inside bay.Emergency light of lower intensity will be displayed whenmain light is extinguished. search pics
2226 CHESAPEAKE BAY ENTRANCE North Channel Bridge Horn
HORN : 1 blast ev 20s (2s bl).Continuous. Private aid. search pics
2227 Chesapeake Light Flashing White (2) 15s 0.1s fl 2.9s ec.0.1s fl 11.9s ec. 36 31
Blue tower on white square superstructure on four black piles, CHESAPEAKE on sides. 147 Emergency light of lower intensity will be displayed whenmain light is inoperative.RACON: N (– •). HORN: 1 blast ev 10s (1s bl). Operates continuously. search pics
2228 Elizabeth RiverU.S. Navy Deperming Range Sound Signal
On platform. SIREN : 1 blast ev 30s (5s bl).Continuous. search pics
2229 FORT WOOL LIGHT Flashing White 4s 8 8
On small grayhouse. search pics
2230 Horn Harbor LIGHT 2 Flashing Red 4s 5 5
TR on house oncylindrical base. search pics
2231 Old Point Comfort Light Flashing Red White (2) 12s2s fl 2s ec.2s fl 6s ec.( sector) 16 White 26 Red 23
White tower.60 White from 265° to 038°. search pics
2232 PALMER COVE LIGHT Flashing White 4s 6
Black and whitestriped lighthouseon multi-pilestructure Private aid. search pics
2233 RAGGED POINT LIGHT Flashing White 6s 13 14
NG on tower onsmall white houseon piles. search pics
2234 Rappahannock River ENTRANCE LIGHT 9R Flashing Green 4s 5 6
SG on black houseon cylindrical base. search pics
2235 Smith Point Light Flashing White 10s 16 24
White brick, square tower and octagonal dwelling on brown cylindrical pier. 51 Structure maintained by entityoutside of U.S. Coast Guard. search pics
2236 Tangier Sound Light Flashing Red White 6s ( sector) 14 White 9 Red 14
NB on white square tower on piles. 42 Red from 115° to 193°. search pics
2237 Thimble Shoal Light Flashing White 10s 17 29
Red conical toweron browncylindrical pier.65 Structure maintained by entityoutsideof U.S. Coast Guard. search pics
2238 Upper Potomac River CHANNEL LIGHT 5 Flashing Green 6s 13 8
SG on skeleton tower with smallwhite house onpiles. search pics
2239 Wolf Trap Light Flashing White 15s 16 23
Octagonal red brickdwelling, squaretower on browncylinder.55 search pics

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