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The information given by these buoys is critical in our go/no go decision process.
“I work on [a rescue boat] owned and operated out of Mackinac Island.We depend on Buoy 45175 for real-time data on wave conditions and check it before every trip. The information given by these buoys is critical in our go/no go decision process.”
“I use the wave and wind data to plan boating. I usually boat between City Bay in North Hero and Butler Island. The buoy gives great information about local conditions.”
“I really appreciate the water temp readings on [buoy] 45026 as it gives me a very good prediction of water clarity on a shipwreck located about a mile away from the buoy.”
Pretty much everyone I know who fishes for salmon uses the buoys religiously for that purpose.
“The temp profile is a very nice means to provide a starting point for temp thermoclines and possible depths to start running your downriggers based upon temp … Pretty much everyone I know who fishes for salmon uses the buoys religiously for that purpose.”
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