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THE U.S. COAST GUARD MOBILE APP

http://www.uscg.mil/mobile/

 

Note: Three of the organizations that maintain buoys in Lake Michigan are NOAA, Michigan Tech's Upper Great Lakes Observing System (UGLOS) and University of Michigan (CILER).

One can use a browser (Chrome, FireFox, Safari, Internet Explorer ) to get the weather information by typing in the following web address, replacing the pound signs with the 5 digit station number.

NOAA and CILER stations

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=#####

UGLOS stations

http://uglos.mtu.edu/station_page.php?station=#####



Text the 5 digit station ID to 734 418-7299

Weather Buoys (stations) that will report current conditions.

45022 Little Traverse Bay 45.403 N 85.088 W (45°24'11" N 85°5'17" W)

45024 Ludington 43.977 N 86.559 W (43°58'36" N 86°33'34" W)

45161 Muskegon 43.178 N 86.361 W (43°10'40" N 86°21'39" W)

45029 Holland 42.900 N 86.272 W (42°53'58" N 86°16'20" W) (UGLOS)

45168 South Haven 42.900 N 86.272 W (42°53'58" N 86°16'20" W)

45002 Northern Lake Michigan 45.344 N 86.411 W (45°20'39" N 86°24'40" W)

45007 Southern Lake Michigan 42.674 N 87.026 W (42°40'26" N 87°1'32" W)

45026 St. Joseph, Michigan 41.983 N 86.617 W (41°58'59" N 86°37'1" W)