The Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light was built in 1925 and sits in Fairport Harbor, Ohio at the mouth of the Grand River. It was constructed to replace the original Fairport Harbor Lighthouse, which now serves as a marine museum. The original Fairport Harbor lighthouse protected the shore and directed mariners for 100 years before being falling into disrepair. In June 1917, Congress appropriated $42,000 for the construction of a new breakwater light. That funding included monies that would be used to demolish the original lighthouse.Read More
November 24, 2014 6:36 pm EST
Location: 41.764N 81.281W
Wind Direction: WSW (240°)
Wind Speed: 29.0 knots
Wind Gust: 35.0 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.59 in (1002.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 46.0°F (7.8°C)
Dew Point: 30.0°F (-1.1°C)
Source: NOAA NDBC Station FAIO1
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