Key:seamark:light:character

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Public-images-osm logo.svg seamark:light:character
Description
Character of lights Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Marine navigation
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: de facto

If the object is a lighthouse (light_major or light_minor), use seamark:light:1:character=* instead, even there is only one sector.

Characters (LITCHR)

Animated illustrations of light characters can be found here: Light Characters

seamark:light:character Pattern Description
Fixed F Light F.png A signal light that shows continuously, in any given direction, with constant luminous intensity and colour.
Flashing Fl Light Fl.png A rhythmic light in which the total duration of light in a period is clearly shorter than the total duration of darkness and all the appearances of light are of equal duration.
Long-flashing LFl Light LFl.png A flashing light in which a single flash of not less than two seconds duration is regularly repeated.
Quick-flashing Q Light Q.png A light exhibiting without interruption very rapid regular alternations of light and darkness.
Very quick flashing VQ Light VQ.png A flashing light in which flashes are repeated at a rate of not less than 80 flashes per minute but less than 160 flashes per minute.
Ultra quick flashing UQ Light UQ.png A flashing light in which flashes are repeated at a rate of not less than 160 flashes per minute.
Isophased Iso Light Iso.png A light with all durations of light and darkness equal.
Occulting Oc Light Oc.png A rhythmic light in which the total duration of light in a period is clearly longer than the total duration of darkness and all the eclipses are of equal duration.
Interrupted quick flashing IQ Light IQ.png A quick light in which the sequence of flashes is interrupted by regularly repeated eclipses of constant and long duration.
Interrupted very quick flashing IVQ Light IVQ.png A light in which the very rapid alterations of light and darkness are interrupted at regular intervals by eclipses of long duration.
Interrupted ultra quick flashing IUQ Light IUQ.png A light in which the ultra quick flashes (160 or more per minute) are interrupted at regular intervals by eclipses of long duration.
Morse Mo Light Mo.png A rhythmic light in which appearances of light of two clearly different durations are grouped to represent a character or characters in the Morse code.
Fixed/flash FFl Light FFl.png
Flash/long-flash FlLFl Light FlLFl.png
Occulting/flash OcFl Light OcFl.png
Fixed/long-flash FLFl Light FLFl.png
Occulting alternating Al.Oc Light AlOc.png
Long-flash alternating Al.LFl Light AlLFl.png
Flash alternating Al.Fl Light AlFl.png
Group alternating Al.Gr Light AlGr.png
Quick-flash plus long-flash Q+LFl Light QLFL.png
Very quick-flash plus long-flash VQ+LFl Light VQLFL.png
Ultra quick-flash plus long-flash UQ+LFl Light UQLFL.png
Alternating Al Light Al.png
Fixed and alternating flashing Al.FFl

Light AlFFl.png

Seamarks/Lights