One of the first tenets of kayaking or canoeing safety is to dress for the water temperature, but how do you get a water temperature forecast? TV 7&4 and 9&10 are reporting the average daily water temperature of Lake Michigan in their forecasts in spring. If you miss those newscasts, you can check right here.
Everyday, NOAA, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, provides daily reports of the average water temperatures of the Great Lakes, like this page of the average daily water temperature of Lake Michigan.
MyNorth.com links to that page from NOAA to help Northern Michigan boaters have easy access to the average daily temperature of Lake Michigan around Traverse City, Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Charlevoix, Mackinac Island, Benzie County and the west shore, as well as the Leelanau Peninsula including Suttons Bay, Northport, Leland, Glen Arbor and Empire. Bookmark this page and always have Lake Michigan’s daily average water temperature at your fingertips.