The waves this Tue. PM are higher north and lower south. The S. Haven buoy shows waves of 1.1 feet – green flag at the South Haven Beach. Ludington reports 4 foot waves at the breakwall and they have a red flag flying for no swimming. Yellow flags are out at Hoffmaster State Park and at Grand Haven State Park.

Grand Rapids National Weather Service Graphic on the Wind and Waves at Lake Michigan

There is a Beach Hazards Statement and Small Craft Advisories for Lake Michigan north of Holland this afternoon and tomorrow (Wed.). Waves could reach 2-5 feet, especially north of Muskegon.

Temperatures will reach the upper 80s to low 90s. It will be about 10 degrees cooler during the afternoon at Lake Michigan.

Water temperatures at the Lake Michigan beaches were 70 at Ludington, Hoffmaster S. P. and Holland and 71 at Grand Haven. Reeds Lake (East Gr. Rapids) had a water temp. of 76.

Northern Lights in Upper Michigan Saturday night

The Northern Lights were out along the Lake Superior shore Saturday night. Here’s a pic. from the U.P. We had some cloud cover here in West Michigan and we’re farther south, so we don’t get to see them too often.