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Great Lakes buoy data helps NWS, Coast Guard, anglers, more

by: Emily Schuitema,

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Buoys are a common sight on Lake Michigan in the warm months. Some of them are merely meant to mark a designated swimming area but others are a bit more high-tech. These buoys collect detailed observations that are important and beloved by fishing and boating communities. 

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