Youze Gonna Need A Yacht to Get to That Yacht Club

Pere Marquette Lake rises quite a bit and makes the Yacht Club an island to itself. Yep, there's a road somewhere.

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Comment by AQUAMAN on April 13, 2019 at 2:12pm

And your wheelchair or skateboard up that hill too.

Comment by XLFD on April 13, 2019 at 12:24pm

Looks like some guys from Hart.  To answer their question:  He's right up that hill and to the left, if you can get up the hill with that peg leg of yours.  

Comment by Willy on April 12, 2019 at 8:53pm

You never know what high water will bring into the harbor.

Comment by AQUAMAN on April 12, 2019 at 3:24pm

Last year over a period of about 6 weeks, I watched big dump trucks unload crushed asphalt to the tune of about 400 loads or more to raise that road up about 1-1/2' to 2' higher. DNR law states citizens/businesses are forbidden to back fill any land closer than 100' from the water without a special variance permit. The DNR just ignored it and even after it was reported several times. Guess some get to do anything, and nothing illegal is pursued. They sure have a lot of city worker members too.

Comment by XLFD on April 12, 2019 at 11:57am

This actually appears to be a full-fledged seiche on a smaller scale, Manistee reports:

Comment by XLFD on April 12, 2019 at 11:12am

Coincidentally, it's almost a year to the day that Lake Michigan had their meteo-tsunami (seiche) that left the Ludington lighthouse as an island, which happened on April 13, 2018.

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