Gotta love the Great Lakes!
Other Sailing Links
USCG Navigation Center
St. Joseph, MI, live webcam at Silver Beach
New Buffalo harbor soundings, 2016
Marine Forecast Zone--Northern Indiana
Real Time Meteorology--Michigan City
NOAA weather forecast options
General Lake Michigan data.
Ninth District (Great Lakes) Local Notice to Mariners
NOAA Nautical Charts--Great Lakes
Great Lakes Water Levels
Indiana Boat Operator's Course
Boating safety pages
Inland Waterways Navigation Regulations
Graphic Forecast-- Upper Mississippi Valley
Current wind animation.
(a) When two sailing vessels are approaching one another...
(i) when each has the wind on a different side, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other;
(ii) when both have the wind on the same side, the vessel which is to windward shall keep out of the way of the vessel which is to leeward..