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Lake Huron sinkholes harbor unexpected life forms Bay View Compass (3/1) Sinkholes discovered in the bottom of Lake Huron have conditions just as harsh -- and harbor life forms just as unusual -- as those of deep-sea hydrothermal vents or Antarctica's permanently frozen lakes. Low water levels in lakes Bayshore Broadcasting - Owen Sound, Ontario (4/18) Be prepared for another summer of low water levels in Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Michigan officials say changes in water testing must come from feds, state Huron Daily Tribune (10/25) Local health officials in Huron County, Mich. say their hands are tied when it comes to the way the county tests its beaches. In order to access federal and state funding, they can only test in water more than three feet deep. Ships run aground as Great Lakes' waters drop CNN (7/3) Several large vessels have run aground on Michigan's Saginaw River this shipping season, a sign of low water levels the Great Lakes.
As Lake Huron salmon leave, tourism suffers The Detroit News (10/18) An exodus of salmon from Lake Huron, chronic bad perch production in Lake Michigan and one of the worst crops of walleye ever in Lake St. Clair are adding up to a bleak season for the $1 billion Great Lakes sport fishing industry. Spirits rise with water levels The Saginaw News (8/8) The 14-inch water level climb is the largest on the Great Lakes, and bodes well for the near future, forecasters say.
Great Lakes Observations Explorer
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Recent Marine Data National Data Buoy Center, National Weather Service (NOAA) Real-time data from all US Moored Buoy Stations, Canadian Moored Buoy Stations and C-MAN Stations in Eastern / Western Great Lakes. Dial-a-Buoy phone service is also available.
Lake Huron Experimental Interactive Graphical Forecasts National Weather Service
Lake Huron Open Water Text Forecast National Weather Service
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Lake Huron Surface Water Temperatures Michigan Sea Grant Contour maps of surface water temps. This site uses satellite imagery from the Great Lakes CoastWatch Node to "build" a composite map of surface temps.
Lake Huron Temperature Profiles NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Lake Huron Temperature Transects NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Lake Huron Water Temperatures NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Great Lakes BeachCast Great Lakes Information Network An Internet gateway to information on Great Lakes beach conditions, including health advisories, weather, monitoring data and more.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality – Online Beach Monitoring System Michigan Department of Environmental Quality To search for a beach or other location, enter any part of the beach name or waterbody name into the search box on the top of this page and click "GO".
Boating Safety/Security Advisories
Information for U.S. and Canadian Cross-Border Boaters U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District Information and requirements for U.S. and Canadian recreational boaters planning cross-border travel on the Great Lakes.
Ninth Coast Guard District Public Information Site U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District News on active Coast Guard searches and rescues.
Requirements for Foreign Recreational Boaters In Canadian Waters Canadian Coast Guard, Office of Boating Safety Information on boating safety and environmental protection regulations in Canadian Waters.
What American Boaters Need to Know When Entering Canada U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Boating Safety Important contact information and guidelines for boaters entering Canadian Waters.
Michigan Recreational Fishing Report Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Comprehensive Michigan fishing report covering Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair, and Lake Erie fisheries.
Let's Fish Ontario! Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Ontario fishing information and resources.
Oscoda Area Daily Fishing Report Bunyan Town
Thumb Area Weekly Fishing Report J-Lyn Charters
Lock & Port Updates
Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System : Customer Advisories Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System Updates and advisories for Great Lakes locks and canals.
Soo Locks PORTS Data Products Center for Oceanographic Operational Products and Services (NOAA) The Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) is a program of the National Ocean Service that provides ship masters and pilots with accurate real-time information required to avoid groundings and collisions.
Eastern Great Lakes Ice Analysis NOAA National Ice Center
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Weather
GLIN: Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Hydrology
GLIN: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water Flows
GLIN: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water Levels