General information about Mackinac Island and surrounding area. Report on weather in area. Just for fun.
By: rmcgreevy, 11:11 PM GMT on July 13, 2009
It was another beautiful day in the Straits area. Sunny, cool and low humidity. The wind kicked up out of the NW around 1:00 PM 20 to 25 knots, waves on the lake 2 to 4 foot with an occasional 5 to 6. The waves can build up around here very fast do to the strong currents and land masses. If you are going out on the lake always check the forecast. I have seen the waves go from 1 foot to 6 foot in less than an hour.
I operate a 56 foot landing from Saint I...
By: rmcgreevy, 11:10 AM GMT on July 12, 2009
To start I would like you all to know that this is my first attempt at writing a blog. If there are certain things anyone would like to know please feel free to submit your questions. I will answer them honestly and to the best of my ability.It is a another beautiful morning in the Straits of Mackinac. 57 F. and overcast. It has been a cool summer, the tourist are still arriving on the Island wearing jackets and long pants. This is not very good for the businesses o...
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