Pretty amazing weather about to hit the Great Lakes. Below is the NOAA forecast for Lake Michigan December 22 -24, 2022. Lots of wind and HUGE waves along with freezing temperatures. The lake hasn't frozen yet, but this has to be horrible on shipping.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 45 kt. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft building to 14 to 18 ft occasionally to 23 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northwest storm force winds to 50 kt (57.539 mph). Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 18 to 23 ft occasionally to 30 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest gales to 45 kt diminishing to gales to 40 kt. Freezing spray. Chance of snow. Waves 14 to 18 ft occasionally to 23 ft.