Do you see a Great Lakes freighter out in the water and wonder about what it is and where it may be heading? Try this link –> http://www.boatnerd.com
Supporting the state with every sip …Michigan by the Bottle. Regional wineries and breweries.
The sky at night often has satellites zooming across the starry background. You may be able to find out about them at –> http://www.heavens-above.com
What about those gossamer veils you may see in the night sky? Are they the Aurora Borialis (Northern Lights)? The space weather forecast for our part of the solar system is at –> http://spaceweather.com
The normal “down to earth” weather forecast can be found at http://www.noaa.gov Use the zip code 48738.
Lake Huron NOAA Buoy Data – Air and water temperatures, wave heights, barometric pressure and trends, wind speeds and directions. –> http://www.tawasbayweather.com/buoys/buoys.php
More information on Lake Huron and the Great Lakes System is provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers —- http://www.lre.usace.army.mil/Missions/GreatLakesNavigation.aspx
Planning to visit one of the many local inland lakes in the area? Lake maps for many are provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources –> Michigan DNR Maps
The Great Lakes node of the national Integrated Ocean Observing System –> http://www.glos.us/
Take a ride to Alpena to visit the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan http://bessermuseum.org
All Michigan, All the time Absolute Michigan –> http://www.absolutemichigan.com
Interested in SHIPWRECKS? The NOAA – Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center is just a little north in Alpena –> http://thunderbay.noaa.gov/maritime/glmhc.html