NOT cooler near the lake – water temps. to drop

Here’s an early afternoon pic. of the beaches and channel at S. Haven.  Because we have a brisk enough northeast wind, temperatures are just as warm at the Michigan beaches as in inland areas.  Shortly before 2 pm, the Muskegon Beach reported a temperature of 79 – the same temperature as Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.  The wind was east at 10 mph and the lake was nearly calm (with an offshore breeze).  At S. Haven, the temp. was 77 with an east- northeast wind at 14 mph.  With an northeast wind, it’s cooler along the beaches in Illinois and Wisconsin. …