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The Great Lakes are Angry #7694521
10/17/22 09:10 PM
10/17/22 09:10 PM
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Otsego, MI 65
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K-zoo Offline OP
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Very strong NNW winds here. Tomorrow the waves on Lake Michigan are predicted to be 15-20 ft. with an occasional 26 footer.
Lake Superior will have 24 footers.
Gordon Lightfoot sings of "The gales of November", but it's only mid October!


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694527
10/17/22 09:25 PM
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Sometimes the gales of November come early. I'm thinking this winter is going to be a rough one.


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694530
10/17/22 09:30 PM
10/17/22 09:30 PM
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Not much water round here to be angry...Godspeed!


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694545
10/17/22 09:49 PM
10/17/22 09:49 PM
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From shore I have safely seen very large waves on Lake Erie. The power in the water is amazing.

Back one summer day when I was 20 years old, I was a guest on a large boat on Lake Erie. The engine died as a major storm approached. Unfortunately a tornado developed and it came right over us. The waves were immense. The wind was deafening. Only by God’s grace did everyone survive. Miracles happened that day.

For a good read about weather developing suddenly and placing lives in peril, look up writings about “The day the duck hunters died”.

RP - why do you think this winter will be rough?
Thanks for the video. I have not seen that before. Many important images!

Best wishes.


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694547
10/17/22 09:51 PM
10/17/22 09:51 PM
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Sandhills Nebraska
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And the Edmund Fitzgerald wasn't that long ago.


Life ain't supposed to be easy.
Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694579
10/17/22 11:01 PM
10/17/22 11:01 PM
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Garry I was younger when the Edmond Fitzgerald went down. I live on the east side of superior that was by far the worst storm I have ever seen in my 50 years here. We found a life boat the next day as everyone was walking the shorline looking for survivors. I think that boat is in the museum in Michigan. We found 2 of them they were torn from their rests when it went down I think. Nobody was getting into a lifeboat on the lake that night. I saw waves of what I believe where 75 to 100 feet

Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694594
10/17/22 11:42 PM
10/17/22 11:42 PM
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Here is Superior around 3:00 pm this afternoon, winds out of the NW at 27, tonight supposed to jump to 40 plus. The water has raised the creek by about 4 feet, pushing it upstream. These are little waves.

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A great husband, a good trapper, and a great steward of the land.
Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694604
10/18/22 12:37 AM
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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694631
10/18/22 04:14 AM
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crazy windy here

Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694633
10/18/22 04:20 AM
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The Edmund Fitzgerald went down on Nov 10 1975
Winds were 70-75 mph
Waves heights of 18-25 feet
Largest wave ever recorded on Superior was 29 feet


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694649
10/18/22 04:58 AM
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I never knew waves got that big on a lake.


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Not only does it tell me how to get to my destination,
it tells me why I wanted to go there.
Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694661
10/18/22 05:22 AM
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Yup

Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694665
10/18/22 05:27 AM
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Why are there no surfers?


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: sweetwilliam] #7694672
10/18/22 05:38 AM
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Originally Posted by sweetwilliam
Garry I was younger when the Edmond Fitzgerald went down. I live on the east side of superior that was by far the worst storm I have ever seen in my 50 years here. We found a life boat the next day as everyone was walking the shorline looking for survivors. I think that boat is in the museum in Michigan. We found 2 of them they were torn from their rests when it went down I think. Nobody was getting into a lifeboat on the lake that night. I saw waves of what I believe where 75 to 100 feet


I was a kid when the E.F. went down. We had just started fishing a new place in western Ontario the year before. Crossed at the Soo and took 17 west. I still remember that second trip, my parents stopping somewhere by Copper Mine and pointing out into the lake. "That's where it went down". Made that trip a whole bunch of times since then. It's even eerier now that I have an adult perspective of what happened that night.

The big lakes are nothing to fool with.


Wollen nicht krank dein feind. Planen es.
Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: Spade] #7694685
10/18/22 05:48 AM
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Last week they found a 292-foot Whaleback barge that had been sunk in Superior during a 1902 storm.


Eh...wot?

Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694687
10/18/22 05:52 AM
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When the sun rises, I expect to look out and see Houghton Lake rocking and rolling too....
15-25 mph, gusts to 45 outta be pretty wild on the water here.
I see a duck hunter today, I know he/she is nutso grin

Blessings,
Mark


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Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694708
10/18/22 06:30 AM
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U.P. Michigan
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Waves on Superior at right about 9-11 feet. At 7:00am had to turn the hearing aids down 2 notches, the roar was deafening.

Last edited by Spade; 10/18/22 06:31 AM.

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I only want to be known as:

A great husband, a good trapper, and a great steward of the land.
Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: rpmartin] #7694711
10/18/22 06:34 AM
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I think I played that song until there was a permanent groove wore in the record!

Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: danny clifton] #7694727
10/18/22 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by danny clifton
Why are there no surfers?


Not to take away from the tragedy of Great lakes drownings.

"Surfer Dan" out of Marquette I believe .
Is a local Legend.



Last edited by Dillrod; 10/18/22 08:19 AM. Reason: wording

(((((( Lets Go Brandon !! ))))))



Re: The Great Lakes are Angry [Re: K-zoo] #7694732
10/18/22 07:12 AM
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Lake Erie.

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