LAKE MICHIGAN WAYPOINTS

Most of these waypoints were taken from actual readings from a Furuno loran c and should be fairly accurate, however they should be used only for reference until personally verified as conditions such as buoy placement or harbor changes can affect accuracy. Harbor entrances readings were taken at the mid point between entrance walls; lights and bouys while passing them or from charts. Please email me with any corrections/additions.

 

Dangerous obstruction reported near Milwaukee Harbor

north of the North Gap about 1/2 to 3/4 mile off shore in about 20 ft. of water
Latitude 043 03.50' N 087 51.92' W former location of "LOVE ROCK"

LOCATION DESCRIPTION LATITUDE LONGITUDE
Milwaukee Approach to Main Gap N 43 01 34 W 87 52 32
Milwaukee Main Gap  N 43 01 42 W 87 53 08
Milwaukee North Gap  N 43 02 56 W 87 52 70
Milwaukee South Entrance Light  N 43 00 50 W 87 52 60
Milwaukee South Entrance-South Shore Yacht Club N 42 59 68 W 87 52 45
Port Washington Harbor Entrance  N 43 23 04 W 87 51 88
Sheboygan Harbor Entrance  N 43 44 76  W 87 42 22
Manitowoc Harbor Entrance  N 44 05 33  W 87 38 69
Manitowoc RN2 Bouy  N 44 05 75  W 87 37 71
Two Rivers Harbor Entrance  N 44 08 31  W 87 33 79
Rawley Point Light Fl 26sec 113ft 25 St M  N 44 12 65 W 87 30 30
Kewaunee Harbor Entrance  N 44 27 19 W 87 29 55
Algoma Harbor Entrance  N 44 36 35  W 87 25 75
Sturgeon Bay BW (bell)  N 44 53 33  W 87 24 83
Saugatuck Harbor Entrance  N 42 40 52  W 86 13 20
Holland Harbor Entrance  N 42 46 22 W 86 12 96
Grand Haven Harbor Entrance  N 43 03 23  W 86 15 49
White Lake Harbor Entrance  N 43 22 50  W 86 25 80
Point Betsie Light FL 10sec 52ft 24 St M  N 42 54 05 W 86 13 20
South Manitou Island Harbor  N 45 01 50 W 86 05 50
North Manitou Shoal Fl R 79ft  N 45 01 25  W 85 57 60
North Manitou R N'6'  N 45 00 50 W 86 00 30
Racine Harbor Entrance  N 42 44 15  W 87 46 30
Racine North Shoal  N 42 47 60  W 87 43 60
Racine South Shoal  N 42 46 25  W 87 44 00
Racine Wind Point Light  N 42 46 85  W 87 45 60
Baileys Harbor BW  N 45 01 80  W 87 06 00
Chambers Island '1' Fl 4 sec Bell  N 45 14 40  W 87 19 20
Chambers Island '3' Fl 4 sec Bell  N 45 10 80  W 87 24 30
Chambers Island Fl 6 sec 97 ft  N 45 12 20  W 87 21 90
Chambers Island R N'8' Hanover Shoal  N 45 08 30  W 87 17 85
Egg Harbor   N 45 03 30  W 87 18 00
Fayette Snail Shell Harbor  N 45 43 30  W 86 40 50
Fish Creek C'1'  N 45 08 32 W 87 16 58
Fish Creek Harbor  N 45 07 69 W 87 14 91
Frankfort Harbor Entrance  N 44 37 70  W 86 14 45
Garden Island anchorage SW cove  N 45 47 31 W 85 29 72
Grand Traverse Bay bell Fl G 4sec  N 45 08 20  W 85 26 50
Grand Traverse Bay R '4' bell Fl R 4sec  N 44 56 00 W 85 35 75
Grand Traverse Bay R N'6'  N 44 53 30 W 85 36 65
Grand Traverse Bay C '7' N 44 51 20  W 85 35 85
Grand Traverse Bay R'8' Fl R 4sec  N 44 47 30  W 85 37 35
Grand Traverse Light light N 45 12 80 W 85 32 10
High Island in Beaver I. group  N 45 43 78  W 85 39 19
Horseshoe Reef R'2' Fl 4sec  N 45 13 00  W 87 11 90
Leland Harbor Entrance  N 45 01 25  W 85 45 52
Ludington Harbor Entrance  N 43 58 70  W 86 28 20
Marinette  Harbor Entrance N 45 05 63 W 87 35 29
Menominee Shoal    N 45 06 33 W 87 34 23
Menominee, MI  Harbor Entrance N 45 06 13 W 87 36 16
Mission Point Light  Fl G 6sec 52ft N 45 01 10 W 85 30 40
Monument Shoal  C'5' in Green Bay  N 44 59 39 W 87 22 99
Muskegon  Harbor Entrance N 43 14 00 W 86 21 00
Northport  R'2' N 44 07 72 W 85 33 26
Pilot Island Light  Gp Fl (2) 6 sec N 45 17 02 W 86 55 14
Pottawatomie Light    N 45 25 65 W 86 49 65
Rock Island Passage  BW 'RI' Gong N 45 26 50 W 86 44 50
Sheboygan River N 43 42 73 W 87 42 01
Sister Bay Sister Island C'1'  N 45 13 30 W 87 09 20
Sister Shoal  C'3'  N 45 12 00 W 87 10 70
South Fox Is  Shoals R N'4'  N 45 17 80 W 85 51 75
South Fox Is  Shoals C'3'  N 45 18 80  W 85 51 75
South Manitou Island  '7' N 44 54 10  W 86 09 95
South Manitou Island  R'8' N 44 57 50  W 86 10 05
St. James (Beaver Is)  '1' Fl 6sec Bell N 45 43 09  W 85 28 88
St. James (BI)  N6 N 45 44 75  W 85 31 00
St. James (BI)  R4 Fl R 4sec N 45 44 45 W 85 30 55
Strawberry Channel  BW in Green Bay N 45 05 90 W 87 17 38
Strawberry Island  R N'4' N 45 10 80 W 87 14 95
Strawberry Island  R'6' N 45 09 00 W 87 15 05
Sturgeon Bay  West side of Bridge N 44 49 70  W 87 22 95
Sturgeon Bay '  C'1 N 44 45 47  W 87 18 38
Sturgeon Bay  Dunlap Reef Fl G  N 44 50 24 W 87 23 45
Sturgeon Bay  R Bn  N 44 47 24 W 87 18 70
Washington Island Jackson Harbor 1  N 45 24 75  W 86 51 00
Washington Island Jackson Harbor 2 N 45 24 15  W 86 51 00
Whaleback Shoal  Green Bay N 45 20 80  W 87 10 00

 Waypoints from other sources

Illinois waypoints
Navy Pier Light House
Lighthouse near the Navy Pier in Chicago
Waypoint: N 41 53.450 W 087 35.935

Mississippi and Ohio River Confluence  The point at which the two mightiest rivers in North America join. Fort Defiance State Historical Site. Cairo Illinois.
Waypoint: N3659.041 W08908.380

Mayfair Pumping Station near the front entrance
The station that pumps water to the northwest side of Chicago.
Waypoint: N4157.848 w08744.985

Michigan waypoints

Charlevoix Harbor
Northern Michigan port entry
Waypoint: N452277 W851599
 
Mackinac Bridge
Recorded at toll booth on N. end
Waypoint: N. 45d 50.957' W. 84d 43.409'
 
Little Traverse Bay
Waypoint taken on the south side of the bay in the park in Petoskey
Waypoint: N4522.572 W08457.589

Other interesting waypoints

Titanic's grave
where the Titanic rests
Waypoint: N41.27 W50
 
Titanic (The ship)
Location of Titanic ,Coordinates taken from one of the support ships during the making of Titanic.
Waypoint: 41' 46.48 N 050' 14.34 W
 
Bow section of RMS Titanic
Bow section of RMS Titanic
Waypoint: N4143.950 W4956.817
 
Stern section of RMS Titanic
Stern section of RMS Titanic
Waypoint: N4143.583 W4956.900
 

HMS Titanic
Titanic sinking location, debris to the south east of location
Waypoint: North 41 degrees, 46 minutes, 000 thousands of a minute West 060 degrees, 14 minutes, 000 thousands of a minute

Mariana Trench (deepest ocean point)
Waypoint: N 11 22.000' E 142 36.000'

 

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