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Name: Väderöbod Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Fjällbacka, , Sweden

Location: On island about 9 miles WSW of Fjällbacka, Skagerrak.

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Photo: Reider Gullman

Managing Organization:
Väderöbod Society


The Väderöbod Society (est. 1979) took full ownership of the lighthouse in 2010.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 105

Characteristic and Range: Long flash every 8 seconds; range 10 (white), 7 (red), and 6 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red cylindrical concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
?: Cast-iron skeletal tower with central cylinder.

Date Established: 1867

Date Present Tower Built: 1964

Optics: LED 155

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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