Lighthouses of Indonesia: Northern Java

Indonesia has been independent since 1945, after having been the Dutch East Indies for more than 350 years. It is a huge country, stretching along both sides of the Equator for more than 46 degrees of longitude (roughly 5100 km or 3200 miles). Comprised of some 17,000 islands (more than 6000 inhabited islands), it has hundreds of major aids to navigation. Unfortunately, we have no idea how many of these aids can be considered lighthouses. Information about them is scarce, and photos are even scarcer. Official light lists contain dozens of entries for "framework towers" and "white beacons," providing little guidance for the lighthouse fan.

The island of Java (Jawa in Indonesian) is the heart of the country and home to 57% of the population. In fact, with more than 140 million residents it is the world's most populous island. The national capital, Jakarta, is on the northwestern coast of Java.

This page includes lighthouses of the well-populated central northern coast of Java, including the Jakarta Special Capital Region and the north coasts of West Java and Central Java Provinces. (West Java and Central Java Provinces have two coasts: a north coast facing the Java Sea and a south coast facing the Indian Ocean.)

The Indonesian word for a lighthouse is mercusuar or (in two words) mercu suar. The phrase menara suar, which includes the Arabic word menara, is sometimes used instead. Tanjung and ujung are words for capes, pulau is an island, selat is a strait, karang is a reef, and teluk is a harbor.

The original Dutch names of historic lighthouses, if known, are shown in curly brackets {}.

Aids to navigation in Indonesia are operated and maintained by the Directorate General of Sea Navigation.

ARLHS numbers are from the ARLHS World List of Lights. Admiralty numbers are from volume Q of the Admiralty List of Lights & Fog Signals. U.S. NGA List numbers are from Publication 112.

General Sources
Leuchttürme in Indonesien
Photos posted by Andreas Köhler.
Lighthouses in Indonesia
Wikimedia photos, including a collection of historic photos from the collection of the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam.
World of Lighthouses - Indonesia
Photos by various photographers available from Lightphotos.net.
Online List of Lights - Indonesia
Coming soon: photos by various photographers posted by Alexander Trabas.
Indonesian Lighthouses
Historic postcard views from the collection of Michel Forand.
Leuchttürme Asiens, Australiens, und Ozeaniens auf historischen Postkarten
Historic postcard views posted by Klaus Huelse.
Edam Light
Edam (Pulau Damar)
Light, Jakarta, August 2007
Flickr photo copyright Deni Adam Mali
permission requested

Jakarta Special Capital Region Lighthouses

Kepulauan Seribu (Seribu Islands) Regency Lighthouses
Note: The Seribu Islands (or Thousand Islands) are a chain of small islands extending north from near Jakarta into the Java Sea. Many of the islands are protected within a marine national park, but several have resort developments. The islands are administered as part of the Capital Territory of Jakarta.
Jaga Utara (Pulau Sebira, Pulau Seribu, North Watcher) {Noord Wachter}
1869. Active; focal plane 48.5 m (159 ft); two white flashes every 11 s. 48 m (157 ft) 16-sided cast iron skeletal tower with lantern, gallery, central cylinder, and a 1-story keeper's house enclosed in the base. Lighthouse painted white. A closeup photo is at right, another closeup is available, Tommy Bernardus has a photo, Cecep Suryadi has a photo, a historic photo is available, and Google has an indistinct satellite view. The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has a builder's model of the lighthouse. This is the oldest surviving Dutch lighthouse in Indonesia. The Indonesian jaga utara and the Dutch noord wachter both mean "north watcher" or "guardian of the north." Located on the northernmost island of the chain of the Seribu chain, about 65 km (40 mi) east of the Sumatran coast and 130 km (80 mi) north northwest of Jakarta. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-062; Admiralty Q1042; NGA 23376.
Pulau Payung Besar (Big Umbrella Island) (2)
Date unknown (station established 1890). Active; focal plane 32 m (105 ft); two white flashes every 10 s. 30 m (98 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. A photo is available, Beta Hapsari has a distant view, Rafi Fikri has a second distant view, and Google has a good satellite view. The original lighthouse was similar but not identical to the present light. Located on a small island about 32 km (20 mi) east of Pulau Tunda and 90 km (55 mi) northwest of Jakarta. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-236; Admiralty Q1058; NGA 23364.
Pulau Peniki (South Watcher) {Zuid Wachter}
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 32 m (105 ft); white flash every 5 s. 35 m (115 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. This light greets vessels bound for Jakarta from Singapore. Located on a small island in the Java Sea about 90 km (55 mi) north northwest of Jakarta. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-238; Admiralty Q1060.5; NGA 23372.
Pulau Damar Besar {Edam}
1881. Active; focal plane 55 m (180 ft); four white flashes every 20 s. 50 m (164 ft) 12-sided cast iron tower with lantern and gallery. Entire lighthouse painted white. Deni Adam Malik's photo is at the top of this page, Rodang Loren has a view from the sea, Michael Thirnbeck has an aerial photo, Wikipedia has a distant aerial photo (misidentified as Pulau Seribu), and Google has a satellite view. Staffed by a crew of five. This famous lighthouse traditionally welcomes travelers to Jakarta. It was prefabricated in the Netherlands by Nering Bögel, Deventer. Located on Pulau Damar Besar in the center of the entrance to the bay of Jakarta. Accessible only by boat, but apparently boats can be chartered in Jakarta. ARLHS IDO-061; Admiralty Q1062; NGA 23404.

Jaga Utara Light, Java Sea, October 2017
Google Plus photo by Wawan Wan

Jakarta City Lighthouses
Muara Karang
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 17 m (56 ft); white flash every 3 s. 15 m (49 ft) round white concrete tower. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located on the east side of the entrance to an industrial canal on the west side of Jakarta's harbor. Site and tower closed. Admiralty Q1070; NGA 23416.1.
Sunda Kelapa Harbor West (2)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane about 17 m (56 ft); two green flashes every 6 s. 17 m (56 ft) round hourglass-shaped tower, painted green. Bill Strong has a photo, and Bing has a distant satellite view. This light replaced a much shorter light listed by NGA. Located at the end of the west breakwater of the harbor. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1069.4; NGA 23412.
Sunda Kelapa Harbor East (2)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane about 17 m (56 ft); two red flashes every 6 s. 17 m (56 ft) round hourglass-shaped tower, painted red. Suharwan has a photo, Augusto Sunga has a photo of the lighthouse in silhouette, and Bing has a distant satellite view. This light replaced a much shorter light listed by NGA. Located at the end of the west breakwater of the harbor. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1069; NGA 23408.
Jakarta {Batavia} West Mole (Sunda Kelapa)
1862. Active (?); focal plane 17 m (56 ft); red flash every 3 s. 16 m (52 ft) round stone tower, painted white. A photo is at right, another photo is available, a page for the lighthouse has recent and historic photos, the Tropenmusuem has historic photos, Forand has a historic postcard view, and Google has a street view and a satellite view. Several sources describe the lighthouse as inactive, but it remains on the international light lists. The lighthouse is now immediately adjacent to the Jakarta Fish Port. As part of the redevelopment of this harbor, the lighthouse was to be refurbished; however, we do not know the status of this planned restoration. Located on the east side of the mole, about 1200 m (3/4 mi) south of Kelapa Harbor lights. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-063; Admiralty Q1068.5; NGA 23416.

Sunda Kelapa Light, Jakarta, December 2016
Wikimedia Creative Commons photo by Rochelimit
** Jakarta Harbor (Batavia Marina) (2)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 20 m (66 ft); white flash every 2.5 s. Approx. 22 m (72 ft) octagonal light tower atop a square cylindrical glass-enclosed tower attached to the side of a 5-story building. Google has a street view and a satellite view. This appears to be a historic building recently converted to an upscale marina and restauarant. Located just east of the Sunda Kelapa quays. Site open; it appears that visitors can climb to the gallery. Site manager: Batavia Marina. Admiralty Q1068; NGA 23420.
Tanjung Priok West Mole (2)
Around 2015. Active; focal plane 22 m (72 ft); green flash every 4 s. 20 m (66 ft) round cylindrical tower. Entire lighthouse is green. Syaman Kawanan has a photo, Lightphotos.net has a distant view of the two breakwater lights, and Google has a satellite view. The original light was a green twin of the east mole light; it disappeared from the satellite views around 2014. Tanjung Priok, at Tipar in east Jakarta, is a modern containership port and ferry terminal. Located at the end of the west breakwater of Tanjung Priok harbor. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1073.8; NGA 23436.5.
Tanjung Priok Range Front
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 27 m (89 ft); white light, 1 s on, 1 s off. 25 m (82 ft) square skeletal tower, painted white and carrying a triangular daymark, point up. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located on a quay of the the Tanjung Priok harbor waterfront at Tipar, in east Jakarta. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1073.3.
Tanjung Priok Range Rear
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 43 m (141 ft); white, red or green light depending on direction, occulting once every 4 s. 41 m (131 ft) square skeletal tower, painted white and carrying a triangular daymark, point down. Google has a street view and a satellite view. Located on the Tanjung Priok harbor waterfront at Tipar, in east Jakarta. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1073.31.
Pelabuhan Tanjungpriok (Tarusan Entreport) Leading
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 40 m (131 ft); continuous light, white, red or green depending on direction. Approx. 35 m (115 ft) square white skeletal tower. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located on the Tanjung Priok harbor waterfront at Tipar, in east Jakarta. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1073.4; NGA 23429.
Tanjung Priok (Tipar) Inner Harbor
Date unknown (station established 1885). Active; focal plane 46 m (151 ft); white flash every 10 s. 40 m (131 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located on the Tanjung Priok harbor waterfront at Tipar, in east Jakarta. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1073.5; NGA 23428.
Tanjung Priok East Mole
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 22 m (72 ft); red flash every 4 s. 20 m (66 ft) round fiberglass tower with an octagonal base and a flared top. Entire lighthouse is red. A photo by Klaus Ottes is at right, Lightphotos.net has a distant view of the two breakwater lights, and Google has a satellite view. Located at the end of the east breakwater of Tanjung Priok harbor. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1076; NGA 23436.
Tanjung Priok East Light
Tanjung Priok East Mole Light, Jakarta, December 2006
Flickr photo (no longer online) copyright Klaus Ottes; used by permission

Jawa Barat (West Java) Province North Coast Lighthouses

Bekasi Regency Lighthouse
Tanjung Kerawang
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 13 m (43 ft); two red flashes every 8 s. 14 m (46 ft) concrete tower, painted red. No photo available, but Bing has a distant satellite view. Located on a reef about 2 km (1.2 mi) off the cape, marking the eastern entrance to the bay of Jakarta. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1078; NGA 23396.

Indramayu Regency Lighthouses
Pulau Biawak (Pulau Rakit) {Boompjes Eiland}
1872. Active; focal plane 54 m (177 ft); white flash every 15 s. 50 m (164 ft) 16-sided cast iron skeletal tower with lantern, gallery, and central cylinder. Although listed by NGA as black and white, the lighthouse is now painted all white. A photo is at right, another photo is available, and Google has a satellite view. This lighthouse was prefabricated by Grofsmederij Leiden in the Netherlands. The present lantern was added in 1911. Located on a small island about 65 km (40 mi) northeast of Kandanghaur in the Java Sea. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-074; Admiralty Q1084; NGA 23460.
* Pelabuhan Balongan
Date unknown. Active; focal plane about 45 m (148 ft); light characteristic unknown. Approx. 40 m (131 ft) square skeletal communications tower painted with red and white horizontal bands. This is a landfall light for a large Pertamina oil terminal. Google has a street view and a satellite view. Located beside a main street in Balongan. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1087.

Cirebon Regency and City Lighthouses
Karang Tanah (Cirebon Approach)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); two white flashes every 5 s. 14 m (46 ft) "white beacon," according to NGA; this is probably a round fiberglass tower mounted on a platform supported by piles. No photo available, but Bing has a distant satellite view. Located on a reef about 25 km (15 mi) north northeast of Cirebon. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1090; NGA 23472.
Cirebon Range Front
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 12 m (39 ft); white flash every 5 s. 12 m (39 ft) square skeletal tower painted white and mounted on a platform supported by piles. No photo available, but Bing has a satellite view. Located just off the waterfront on the north side of Cirebon harbor. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1092.5; NGA 23480.
Cirebon Range Rear
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 19 m (62 ft); nine quick white flashes every 15 s. 17 m (56 ft) square skeletal tower with gallery, painted white. Google has a street view and a satellite view. Located on the north side of Cirebon harbor, 600 m (3/8 mi) southwest of the front light. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1092.51; NGA 23484.
* Cirebon (2)
Date unknown (station established 1867). Active; focal plane 31 m (102 ft); three white flashes every 20 s. 30 m (98 ft) octagonal skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. Tjetjep Rustandi has a 2012 photo, Nancy Kie Sheng has a good photo, a closeup of the lighthouse in action is available, and Google has a satellite view. Located on the mole on the east side of inner harbor at Cirebon. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS IDO-123; Admiralty Q1092; NGA 23476.
Pulau Biawak Light
Pulau Biawak Light, Java Sea, July 2007
Panoramio photo copyright bstwan
permission requested

Jawa Tengah (Central Java) Province North Coast Lighthouses

Brebes Regency Lighthouse
Ujung Brebes
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 22 m (72 ft); white flash every 4 s. 20 m (66 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Ujung Brebes is not a cape but a delta formed by sedimentation along the mouth of the Brebes River; continued sedimentation has pushed the point of land 1.2 km (3/4 mi) north of the lighthouse. Located 12 km (7.5 mi) north northwest of Brebes. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-348; Admiralty Q1101; NGA 23502.

Tegel City Lighthouses
* Tegal East Side
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 19 m (62 ft); white flash every 3 s. 13 m (43 ft) square skeletal tower painted white. Google has a street view and a distant satellite view. Located on the quay in Tegal. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1106; NGA 23508.
* Tegal (Rede Tegal) (2)
Date unknown (station established 1880). Active; focal plane 32 m (105 ft); white light, 5 s on, 5 s off. 30 m (98 ft) square tapered skeletal tower, painted white. No photo available, but the tower is seen in a Google street view and satellite view. Huelse has a postcard view of the original Dutch lighthouse, and Forand has a second postcard view. Located just east of the harbor of Tegal, a port about 25 km (15 mi) west of Pemalang. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS IDO-263; Admiralty Q1105; NGA 23504.

Kendal Regency Lighthouses
* Tanjung Celong
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 30 m (98 ft); white flash every 4 s. Approx. 25 m (82 ft) tapered square pyramidal skeletal tower, painted white. Fahrizal Utama has a photo, Gondang Hadi has a 2016 closeup, and Google has a satellite view. Located on the east side of an estuary entrance at Gempolsewu. Site open, and several photos show visitors climbing the tower. ARLHS IDO-299; Admiralty Q1128; NGA 23539.
* Pelabuhan Kendal
2016. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); white flash every 5 s. 10 m (33 ft) square white skeletal tower. Paidulz Dudulz has a distant view from the sea, and Fadhilur Rahman has an aerial photo, but the tower is hard to see in Google's fuzzy satellite view. Located on the waterfront of Kendal harbor. Admiralty Q1129.8.

Semarang City Lighthouses
Note: Semarang, the capital city of Central Java Province, is an important port. The population of the city proper is about 2 million, with 6 million in the metropolitan area.
Semarang West Outer Breakwater
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); green flash every 10 s. 12 m (39 ft) round green fiberglass tower, flared at the top. James Arjuna's photo is at right, and Google has a satellite view. Semarang, a major port of central north Java, has long outer breakwaters protecting the port from monsoon-driven waves. Located at the end of the west breakwater, which is 3.5 km (2.2 mi) long. Accessible only by boat. Site and tower closed. Admiralty Q1134; NGA 23558.
Semarang West Oute Breakwater Light
West Outer Breakwater Light, Semarang, November 2010
Panoramio photo copyright James Arjuna; used by permission
Semarang East Outer Breakwater
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); red flash every 10 s. 12 m (39 ft) round red fiberglass tower, flared at the top. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located at the west end of the detached east breakwater. Accessible only by boat. Site and tower closed. Admiralty Q1133.3; NGA 23557.
* Semarang (Tanjung Emmas, Mercusuar Willem III) (2)
1883 (station established 1872). Active; focal plane 33 m (108 ft); four white flashes every 20 s. 30 m (98 ft) 12-sided cast iron tower with lantern and gallery. Entire lighthouse painted white. Badroe Zaman's photo is at right, a 2008 photo is available, Köhler has a 2011 photo, Wikimedia has a photo, Lightphotos.net has a closeup of the lantern, the Tropenmuseum has a historic photo, Huelse has a historic postcard view, Forand has a different postcard view, and Google has a street view and a satellite view. The lighthouse is named for William III, the king of the Netherlands from 1849 to 1890. Located on a promontory on the east side of the harbor of Semarang, a major port of central north Java. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS IDO-040; Admiralty Q1132; NGA 23560.
Semarang Range Front
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 27 m (89 ft); white flash every 2 s. 25 m (82 ft) square skeletal tower painted with black and white horizontal bands. The tower also carries a triangular daymark, point up, painted black with a white vertical stripe. Google has a street view but the tower is inconspicuous in Google's satellite view. Located on a quay in the middle of the Semarang harbor district. Site status unknown, but the tower can be seen from nearby streets. Admiralty Q1133; NGA 23552.
* Semarang Range Rear
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 32 m (105 ft); white flash every 3 s. 30 m (98 ft) square skeletal tower painted with black and white horizontal bands. The tower also carries a triangular daymark, point down, painted black with a white vertical stripe. Google has a street view and a satellite view. Located beside Ampenan Street at the south end of the Semarang harbor. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1133.1; NGA 23556.

Semarang Light, Semarang, October 2014
Google Plus photo by Badroe Zaman

Jepara Regency: Mainland Lighthouses
Note: Jepara is a small port on Java's northern peninsula, about 55 km (35 mi) north of Semarang.
Pulau Panjang
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 22 m (72 ft); three white flashes every 20 s. 19 m (62 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white; lantern painted red. Numerous coast guard buildings. A photo is at right, a closeup photo is available, Zulhendri Koto has a view from the beach, and Google has a good satellite view. Pulau Panjang is a small island about 3 km (2 mi) west of Jepara harbor. Located at the west end of the island. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1138; NGA 23584.
Tanjung Kelor
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 13 m (43 ft); white flash every 4 s. 13 m (43 ft) square white skeletal tower mounted on a platform supported by piles. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located in Jepara Bay about halfway between Pulau Panjang and the Jepara waterfront. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1138.25.
Jepara (Djapara)
Date unknown (station established 1908). Active; focal plane 17 m (56 ft); white flash every 3 s. 15 m (49 ft) white concrete post with double gallery mounted on a square concrete base. Hadi Bindowi has a street view across the estuary, and Google has a satellite view. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-356; Admiralty Q1139; NGA 23580.
Tanjung Kuniran
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 13 m (43 ft); white flash every 5 s. 13 m (43 ft) square white skeletal tower mounted on a platform supported by piles. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Located off a promontory at Kartini, about 2.5 km (1.5 mi) north of Jepara. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1138.2.
Pulau Mandalika (Mondoliko)
Date unknown (station established 1887). Active; focal plane 86 m (282 ft); white flash every 5 s. 16 m (52 ft) hexagonal skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. No photo available, but Bing has a satellite view of the station. Pulau Mandalika is a small island off the tip of Java's northern peninsula. Located at the highest point of the island. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-224; Admiralty Q1144; NGA 23572.
Pulau Panjang Light
Pulau Panjang Light, Jepara, December 2006
Directorate of Small Islands photo (no longer online)

Jepara Regency: Karimunjawa Islands Lighthouses
Note: The Karimunjawa group includes 27 small islands located about 80 km (50 mi) northwest of Jepara. 22 of the islands are protected in the Karimunjawa National Park. Seven of the islands are inhabited, and the permanent population is about 9000. Fast ferry service is available from Jepara and Kendal.
Pulau Nyamuk (Mosquito Island) {Pulau Njamoek} (2)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 30 m (98 ft); three white flashes every 15 s. 30 m (98 ft) tapered square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. Amateur radio operator YF1AR has a photo (first lighthouse on the page), and Google has a satellite view of the station. Located on a small island at the western end of the archipelago, about 130 km (80 mi) north northwest of Semarang. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-073; Admiralty Q1140; NGA 23568.
* Karimun (Pelabuhan Karimunjawa)
Date unknown (recent). Active; focal plane 18 m (59 ft); white flash every 4 s. 15 m (49 ft) square skeletal tower with gallery, painted white. A photo (halfway down the page) is available, amateur radio operator YF1AR has a photo (second lighthouse on the page), and Google has a satellite view. Located on the quay at Karimun port, near the southwestern tip of the largest island of the archipelago. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1140.8.
Tanjung Pudak (Pulau Karimunjawa)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 25 m (82 ft); white flash every 3 s. 15 m (49 ft) square skeletal tower painted white. No photo available, and Google has only an indistinct satellite view. Located at the southeastern tip of Pulau Karimunjawa. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-381; Admiralty Q1141; NGA 23569.
Pulau Genting
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 50 m (164 ft); white flash every 4 s. Approx. 40 m (131 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. No photo available, but Google has a satellite view. Pulau Genting is the easternmost island of the Karimunjawa archipelago. Located at or near the north end of the island. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-071; Admiralty Q1140.5; NGA 23570.

Pati Regency Lighthouses
* Tanjung Bugel (Banyutowo)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 31 m (102 ft); white flash every 4 s. Approx. 25 m (82 ft) square skeletal tower painted white. A distant view is available, and Google has a satellite view. Tanjung Bugel is a low cape at the northeastern corner of Java's northern peninsula, but the lighthouse is located near the waterfront north of the pier in Banyutowo, a town about 4 km (2.5 mi) south of the cape. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1144.1; NGA 23572.5.
Juana (Juwana)
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); white light, 1.2 s on, 4.8 s off. 14 m (46 ft) round white tower with gallery mounted on a square concrete platform. No photo available, but Google has a fuzzy satellite view. Located on submerged bank about 2.5 km (1.5 mi) northwest of the entrance to the Juwana River. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1144.2; NGA 23572.8.

Rembang Regency Lighthouses
Pulau Gurian
Date unknown. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); white flash every 2.5 s. 14 m (46 ft) round white tower with gallery mounted on a square concrete platform. No photo available, but Google has a distant satellite view. Located on submerged bank (not an island) about 2 km (1.25 mi) off the waterfront of Rembang. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. Admiralty Q1144.8; NGA 23573.6.
* Rembang
2007 (?). Active; focal plane 33 m (108 ft); white flash every 5 s. 30 m (98 ft) square skeletal tower painted white. Google has a street view and a satellite view. Located on the waterfront of Rembang harbor. Site status unknown (Google Maps indicates an "army facility" in the area), but the tower can be seen from nearby. Admiralty Q1144.7.
Tanjung Bendoh
2008 (?). Active; focal plane 30 m (98 ft); white flash every 5 s. Probably an approx. 27 m (89 ft) tower, listed only as a "white beacon" when announced by the Indian Notices to Mariners in July 2008. No photo available, and the tower may be too new to appear in Google's satellite view. Located on a low cape about 25 km (15 mi) east northeast of Rembang. Site status unknown. Admiralty Q1144.85.

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Posted April 13, 2006. Checked and revised March 25, 2018. Lighthouses: 46. Site copyright 2018 Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.