Day 291: Crashing Waves

Fall is the peak time for wave height, partially because the lake is at its warmest after soaking up the sun all summer. When the colder air within a storm system moves down the 200 to 300 miles of the lake from north to south, the difference in temperatures can cause extra strong winds to develop.

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One Response to Day 291: Crashing Waves

  1. Never having been to one of the great lakes, I find it very impressive that a lake’s waves can crash so big. Amazing.

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