Grand Haven ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Grand Haven Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Lake Michigan, USA)

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Grand Haven Spot ID:

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: -0.8 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 09:12 Local time

Wednesday 01
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
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Grand Haven in Lake Michigan is an exposed beach/Pier break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the east. Short period wind swells are the rule and the ideal wave direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Chain Bridge, DC, 882 km from Grand Haven.

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At BUOY-HLNM4, 9 km from Grand Haven.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
0.5 °C

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Grand Haven:

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Closest break Holland 11 mi
Second closest break South Haven 30 mi
Third closest break Racine 80 mi
Fourth closest break Zion 81 mi
Fifth closest break Ogden Dune 89 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Grand Haven:

Closest wave buoy Grand Traverse Bay Buoy 137 mi
Second closest wave buoy Lake St Clair Buoy 183 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Erie Buoy 213 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Southern Lake Huron Buoy 213 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Huron Buoy 215 mi

Tide stations nearest to Grand Haven:

Closest tide station Chain Bridge 548 mi
Second closest tide station Chain Bridge, one miles below 549 mi
Third closest tide station Key Bridge 551 mi
Fourth closest tide station Woodbridge 552 mi
Fifth closest tide station Triangle 553 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Grand Haven:

Closest ski area Mulligan's Hollow Ski Bowl (United States) 28 mi
Second closest ski area Bittersweet Ski Area (United States) 36 mi
Third closest ski area Cannonsburg (United States) 39 mi
Fourth closest ski area Timber Ridge (United States) 50 mi
Fifth closest ski area Swiss Valley (United States) 70 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Grand Haven:

Closest city location Holland (United States) 7 mi
Second closest city location Muskegon (United States) 26 mi
Third closest city location Wyoming (United States) 27 mi
Fourth closest city location Grand Rapids (United States) 29 mi
Fifth closest city location Kentwood (United States) 30 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Grand Haven is Gerald R Ford International (Grand Rapids) Airport (GRR) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Grand Haven is Capital City (Lansing) Airport (LAN), also in USA, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Third is General Mitchell International (Milwaukee) Airport (MKE) in USA, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Waukegan Rgnl (Chicago) Airport (UGN) in USA is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Chicago Ohare International Airport (ORD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Grand Haven and is 168 km (104 miles) away.
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