Use the following weather information to help you figure out when and where to kiteboard along the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Current Wind Speed
Links in order from North to South down the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Text forecasts generated by NOAA are a good way to see whats happening on Lake Michigan over the next couple days.
- Manistee to Pt Betsie
- Pentwater to Manistee
- Whitehall to Pentwater
- Grand Haven to Whitehall
- Holland to Grand Haven
- South Haven to Holland
- St Joseph to South Haven
- Michigan City
- Graphical Forecast Lake Michigan
- Graphical West Michigan
- Graphical Lake Michigan(NOAA)
Lake Michigan Water Temperature
These links will help you decide if you need a shorty, full wet suit, dry suit, or no suit! Note: If it’s cloudy the sattelite water temperature is not always accuate. Be sure to check some of the open water wind meters for real time water temperature readings.
Lake Michigan Water Levels
Lake Michigan water levels have a great impact on water conditions near the shoreline. Low water levels create more beach for launching and landing your kite and smaller waves around the jetty’s and piers. The dashboard below from NOAA shows water levels over time for all the Great Lakes.