Wind, Sea, and Shore Collide at Put-in-Bay

Put in Bay windSustained wind speeds at South Bass Island Lighthouse were recorded at  34-44 knots (39-50 mph) between the hours of 3:10pm and 5pm.  Lake conditions around Put-in-Bay were truly dynamic.  The southwest wind pushed harbor water levels down while creating two-story splashes along the South Bass Island State Park.  On a generally mild day, with bright sunshine and air temperature of 5o°F, the turbulent air mass appeared out-of-place.Put in Bay low waterPut in Bay low waterSouth Bass Island State ParkSBI Lighthouse weatherSBI Lighthouse weather