Itís a chilly day in Chicago. The wind is 34 mph out of the northwest and air temperature is in the low 20s. So I drove down to check out the lake. Waves are 6 to 10 feet. The current caused by the strong wind is pulling most of the water out and away from the ramp, which opens facing south. Normal water depth in the ramp area is two to four feet. Water temperature is a bone chilling 38 degrees. Happy New Year!
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Thread: Lake Michigan
01-02-2012, 06:19 PM #1
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01-02-2012, 10:39 PM #2
That's just looks cold and nasty!Drew
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01-02-2012, 10:44 PM #3
Looks like a dang ocean, that is super crazy.Jason
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01-03-2012, 12:42 AM #4
Definitely does not look very inviting.My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
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01-03-2012, 01:19 AM #5Senior Member
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Thats pretty intense that the water is being pulled away from the ramp.Matt
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01-03-2012, 08:35 AM #6
Hell on Earth!!! I am sure it's great for a few months of the year!'08 Mobius LS
01-03-2012, 10:43 AM #7
WOW! I thought we had it bad with Texoma....that is next level right there06 Supra 24 Gravity Games
01-03-2012, 11:01 AM #8
Deerfield you don't take your boat out on MI do you?-Mark
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01-03-2012, 01:05 PM #9
Cool (cold, acutally) pics. thanks for sharing. Hope you were staying back far enough to keep outta the spray Brrr. That does look like ocean waves. Need more of that in the summer months'00 Moomba Kamberra
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01-03-2012, 04:50 PM #10
man I think I just got colder looking at that--BrrrrHey, Its Moomba time
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