Mackinac Island Surf Forecasts and Spot Information

Mackinac Island on Lake Huron in Michigan is an inconsistent beachbreak that works best on a Northeast swell. Waves break both left and right here.

Westerly and Southwesterly winds at Mackinac Island tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.

Best Surf Conditions for Mackinac Island

Swell DirectionNE
Wind DirectionW, SW
Ideal Surf Height

Surf Reports & Forecasts for Mackinac Island

Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from,, and to provide you with a comparison for your favorite spots. Check out those surf forecasting websites to discover more surf spots and in-depth forecasts.

Check out these surf reports for Mackinac Island. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.

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