The Lighthouses of Sweden (Northwest)

This page shows the documentation of the Lighthouses of Northwest Sweden. You can always click on the photo of the light to go to a specific (larger resolution) copy. Each lighthouse name is linked to (in our editorial opinion) the best reference site for that light. I would like to include directions on how to get to these lights. If you know such data, could you eMail me and I'll post it here (with your choice of attribution.) mailme

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Västra Götalands Län

SW 325 Tärneskär Övre (rear range)

Malö Strömmar (C 0410.1) ARLHS # SWE-463

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

Tärneskär Övre
SW 325F Tärneskär Tärneskär (Front Range) (C 0410)

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SW 326 Morlanda (C 0411) ARLHS # SWE-456

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 327 Flatö Flatö (C 0410.5) ARLHS # SWE-449

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 328 Grøtø Skaftø (C 0394) ARLHS # SWE-159

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Grøtø Skaftø
SW 329 Gåven Gåven
latitude 58° 16' 15.2" N longitude 11° 21' 1.7" E

Located on a small island in the Skaggerak about 6 km west of Lysekil. (C 0384) ARLHS # SWE-150

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 330 Flatholmen
latitude 58° 15' 34.5" N longitude 11° 24' 54" E

Located on the eastern end of a rocky island just off the harbor of Lysekil. (C 0390) ARLHS # SWE-137

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 331 Stångholmen Stångholmen

Located on an island just off the western tip of the peninsula of Lysekil. (C 0388) ARLHS # SWE-365

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 332 Slaggabaden

Located a short distance offshore at the western entrance to Lysekil harbor. (C 0392) ARLHS # SWE-471

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SW 333 Brandslærsflak Brandslærsflak

Located on a shoal in the Skagerrak about 5 km southeast of Sotenäs and 6 km west of Lysekil. (C 0376) ARLHS # SWE-105

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 334 Gulskären on Sodra Gulskar

Located on Sodra Gulskar, a skerry about 1.5 miles NW of Lysekil. (C 0382) ARLHS # SWE-431

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 335 Hængdyn Hængdyn

Located in the water about 1.5 km south of Skalhamn. (C 0381.5) ARLHS # SWE-179

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SW 336 Dynabrott

This light and the Brandskärflak Fyr (above, 3 lights) are located within a few hundred meters of each other, marking ends of the same shoal. Located on a shoal in the Skagerrak about 5 km southeast of Sotenäs and 6 km west of Lysekil. SW 333 (C 0376.2) ARLHS # SWE-119

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 337 Fistetagen Tan Fistetagen Tan (C 0364) ARLHS # SWE-465

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SW 337R Fisketången Rear Range (C 0364.1)

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Fisketången Rear Range
SW 338 Blæckhall

Located on the tip of a rocky promontory on the west side of Skalhamn. photo ARLHS # SWE-096

SW 339 Svensholmen
latitude 58° 18' 38.4" N longitude 11° 21' 42.6" E

Located at the northwestern tip of Lilla Kornö, about 2.5 km west of Skalhamn. (C 0379) ARLHS # SWE-387

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 340 Lindholmen Mellersta Range Common Front Lindholmen Mellersta Range Common Front

The several Lindholmen lights are used in combination with the Fiskebäcksvik light (see below) to guide vessels entering the Brofjord.About 1.2 miles SW of of Skalhamn, northern Bohuslän. SW 347 (C 0376.4) ARLHS # SWE-264

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 341 Lindholmen Östra ARLHS # SWE-469
SW 342 Lindholmen Västra
latitude 58° 19' 21.7" N longitude 11° 22' 35.7" E

Located on a rocky island about 2 km southwest of Skalhamn. This is the center light in the photo above. ARLHS # SWE-470

SW 343 Lysekll
SW 344 Hållö

The original stone tower had a cast iron upper portion added in 1868. Located on an island about ½ mile south of Smögen, Skagerrak. This island is within the Hållöarkipelagen Naturreservat nature preserve. ARLHS # SWE-173

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SW 345 Kafra Kafra Kåvra
latitude 58° 19' 30.2" N longitude 11° 21' 39" E

Located in the water about 3 km southeast of Malmön and the same distance northwest of Skalhamn. (C 0378.4) ARLHS # SWE-467

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 346 Fistetagen Tinnholmen

East side of Brofjord, west coast of Sweden. (C 0378.6) ARLHS # SWE-466

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Fistetagen Tinnholmen
SW 347 Lindholmen Fiskebacksvik Range Rear Lindholmen Fiskebacksvik Range Rear
latitude 58° 20' 18.2" N longitude 11° 24' 35.9" E

The light is the rear light of a range that guides vessels northbound into the Brofjord. (C 0376.41) ARLHS # SWE-468

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 348 Pengeskärsbådan (C 0369) ARLHS # SWE-460

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SW 349 Gravarna Nedre Gravarna Nedre

Located on the south side of Sotenäs, where it guides vessels into the port. (C 0370.1) ARLHS # SWE-450

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SW 350 Gravarna Övre (C 0370) ARLHS # SWE-451

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Gravarna Övre
SW 351 Kolebådan Kolebådan

The Swedish Fyr association has a photo photo (C 0361) ARLHS # SWE-454

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 352 Stretudden Range Front (Nedre)

The range guides vessels into a protected harbor of the Brofjord west of Skalhamn. Located about 1.5 km north of Skalhamn. (C 0376.5) ARLHS # SWE-472

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

Stretudden Range Front
SW 353 Stretudden Range Rear Stretudden Range Rear (Övre)
latitude 58° 21' 56.3" N longitude 11° 25' 43" E

Located about 1.7 km northeast of the front light (above). (C 0376.51) ARLHS # SWE-473

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 354 Skarvsätt North Head

Located at the western point of island of Smögen, Skagerrak. The dwelling here was replaced in 1937 by a storm shelter. (C 0353) ARLHS # SWE-461

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

Skarvsätt North Head
SW 355 Väjern

According to legend, pirates used the light to make vessels go on the rocks. ARLHS # SWE-475

SW 356 Mjølskær

This light is located on a rock about 2 miles NW of Sotenäs, Skagerrak. It replaced the old Klövskär Lighthouse. ARLHS # SWE-280

Photo courtesy Thriol [Flickr]

SW 357 Väderöbod Väderöbod

On an island about 9 miles WSW of Fjällbacka, Skagerrak. ARLHS # SWE-408

Photo courtesy Reidar Gullman [vaderobod]

SW 358 Væderøbod II

The present lighthouse replaced a cast iron skeletal lighthouse with central cylinder. This picture was taken (by Kurt Jansson, Grebbestad) only six months before the light was replaced in January 1965. This light was scrapped in 1969. ARLHS # SWE-409

Photo courtesy Reidar Gullman [vaderobod]

Væderøbod II
SW 359 Långholmen Range Front (C 0340) ARLHS # SWE-444
SW 360 Skålholmen

Located on a skerry 3.5 km east of the Väderöbod lighthouse. ARLHS # SWE-344

SW 361 Sotens Svartskær

While located on a rock west of Hamburgö, Skagerrak, we are told the grounds are open to the public. (C 0339) ARLHS # SWE-361

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

Sotens Svartskær
SW 362 Sandviksholmen Sandviksholmen

A white concrete tower located at the entrance to Hamburgsund on the west coast of Sweden. (C 0338) ARLHS # SWE-336

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 363 Stångeskær

Located on a small island off SW tip of island of Pinnö, Skagerrak. The Swedish Fyr Association has a photo of both the new and the old building. photo (C 0320) ARLHS # SWE-364

SW 364 Væcker

Located on a skerry in the Skagerrak about 3 km SSW of Havstenssund. (C 0314) ARLHS # SWE-407

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 365 Ramskær

Located about 2 miles west of Havstenssund, Skagerrak. (C 0308) ARLHS # SWE-316

SW 366 Ursholmen North I

On an island about 1.8 miles SW of Syd Koster. ARLHS # SWE-403

Ursholmen North I
SW 367 Ursholmen II

There is a distant view from Syd Koster. ARLHS # SWE-404

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SW 368 Strömstad

On island (Nord-Långö) at entrance to harbor at Strömstad. (C 0282)

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 369 Nordkoster

On the Island of Nord Koster, Skagerrak, SW coast of Sweden are a pair of inactive lighthouses recently restored.

SW 370 Sneholm

This light is off the east coast of Syd Koster island. (C 0291) ARLHS # SWE-357

Photo courtesy Alex Trabas [ListOfLights]

SW 371 Ekenæs (Lake Vanern)
SW 415 Ekenæs ARLHS # SWE-371