- Nobska Light
Nobska Light Nobska Light (March 2005) Location Woods Hole, Massachusetts Coordinates Year first constructed 1829 Year first lit 1876 (current tower) Automated 1985 Foundation Natural Emplaced Construction Iron with brick lining Tower shape Cylindrical Markings / pattern White with black lantern Height 40 ft, 87 feet above sea level Original lens Fourth order Fresnel lens Range White 13 nm, Red 11 nm Characteristic Flashing White 6s with a a red sector, Obscured from 125° to 195°.
Red from 263° to 289°, covers Hedge Fence and L′Hommedieu Shoal. Lighted throughout 24 hours. Floodlighted sunset to sunrise. HORN: 2 blasts ev 30s (2s bl-2s si-2s bl-24s si)
Nobska Light, or Nobsque Light, also known as Nobska Point Light is a lighthouse located at the division between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound in Woods Hole on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
First built in 1828, Nobska Light was rebuilt in 1876.
Brick lined interior & spiral stairway
Fourth Order Fresnel Lens at Nobska
Vineyard Sound viewed through glass enclosure at Nobska Light
Signage at Nobska
- Cape Neddick Light, a similar lighthouse in Maine, constructed in 1879.
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