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high focal plane buoyclick to hear

Floating beacon whose light is especially high above the surface of the water.
high focal plane buoy waterline ladder tubular structure daymark photovoltaic panel radar reflector light

waterline click to hear

ladder click to hear

For accessing the components at the top of the tubular structure.

tubular structure click to hear

Columnar part of the superstructure that supports the day- and nightmarks and keeps them above the water.

daymark click to hear

Navigation aid that is visible by day only; it displays various colors and signage.

photovoltaic panel click to hear

Device that converts solar energy into electricity to power the light.

radar reflector click to hear

Metal part that reflects ships’ radar signals so they can locate the buoy.

light click to hear

Encoded light beam that serves as a navigation aid at night.