West Harbor Breakwaters
Ottawa County, Ohio
Construction and Rehabilitation History
of two breakwaters in an arrowhead configuration extend-
ing lakeward on each side of the natural entrance (Figure 206) was
completed. The north and south breakwaters were rubble-mound struc-
tures with lengths of 1,350 and 1,575 ft, respectively. The struc-
crest widths and
ft lwd (Fig-
ure 207). Armor stone ranged from 1 to 3 tons, and side slopes were
on the breakwater trunks and
at the heads.
There is no record of maintenance or repairs to the breakwaters, and
they presently are considered to be in good condition. An aerial
view of the West Harbor breakwaters is shown in Figure 208.
West Harbor, Ohio