So you want to be a lighthouse keeper?
Manfred of Armes et tir passion has posted several times about the Bretagne area of France. Apparently it's scenery is spectacular. Apparently also, so are the storms on the coastline.
Here's some video of some of the lighthouses getting pounded by storm waves.
It's amazing that the lighthouses weren't knocked over with such wave energy.
If it doesn't play properly for you, try this link directly to Youtube.