Whitefish Point Harbor, Michigan

Detroit District
Published Jan. 16, 2024

Whitefish Point is located on the south shore of Lake Superior 40 miles northwesterly from Sault St. Marie, Michigan and 53 miles easterly from Grand Marais.  Authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act of March 2, 1945.  The existing project provides for two converging breakwaters 140 feet apart at their outer ends, having lengths of 587 feet and 507 feet for the north and south breakwater, respectively; a 270-foot wave absorbing breakwater inside the harbor; a basin within the breakwaters 12 feet deep with a maximum width of 230 feet and a length of 625 feet.

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2023 Whitefish Point Harbor PCS

2022 Whitefish Point Harbor PCS

2021 Whitefish Point Harbor PCS

2020 Whitefish Point Harbor PCS

2019 Whitefish Point Harbor PCS - PDF

2019 Whitefish Point Harbor PCS - DGN