|Year first constructed||1875 (first)|
|Year first lit||1998 (current)|
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and red lantern dome|
|Tower height||43 metres (141 ft)|
|Focal height||43 metres (141 ft)|
|Range||12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi)|
|Characteristic||LFl(2) W 15 s. (2+2+2+9=15 s.)|
|Estonia number||EVA 645|
The construction of the lighthouse began in 1873. The lighthouse has a metal structure, designed by British Alexander Gordon. The prefabricated structure of the lighthouse was made in France in 1873, and constructed in 1875, in the current location. The lighthouse has a height of 42.6 metres, and is the tallest of this type structure in Estonia. Since its construction the lighthouse has remained unchanged.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Northwestern Estonia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
- "Estonia". Informator Ekonomiczny. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- "Estonian Maritime Association" (PDF). List of Lighthouses Estonia. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- "Tahkuna Lighthouse". Estonian Lighthouse Society. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- Estonian lighthouses list Maritime Administration (in Estonian)
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