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Grand Haven ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.7
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Grand Haven (light winds from the SE at BUOY-HLNM4 9 km from Grand Haven).
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Cross-Off
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Grand Haven Surf Forecast / Lake Michigan / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 22 Jan 2019 EST

Grand Haven surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Grand Haven sea temperature is -0.8 °C (Statistics for 22 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 3.4 max: 4.5 min: 1.9 °C)

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Offshore winds at Grand Haven blow from the E.
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Summary
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High °C
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Sunrise
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Short Range Forecast: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Turning milder with moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Tue night. Icy conditions (max 4°C on Wed morning, min -13°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue night, strong winds from the WNW by Thu afternoon).Long Range Forecast:A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Air temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sun morning, min -11°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, strong winds from the NW by Tue morning).

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Information about the Grand Haven Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Grand Haven provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Grand Haven can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Grand Haven surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Grand Haven) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Grand Haven may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a vacation in Lake Michigan? If you are looking for accommodation near Grand Haven, camping, hotels and condos and appartments in Lake Michigan, consider staying in Holland which is 12 km (7 miles) away. Other places in and around Lake Michigan where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Grand Haven which is 24 km (15 miles) away, Muskegon County, Norton Shores and Jenison.