Station #45186
42° 22.0301, -87° 47.7135

Waukegan Buoy


The Waukegan Buoy (buoy number 45186) was first deployed in 2018. This buoy is owned and operated by the University of Illinois and the Illinois State Geological Survey. LimnoTech, Inc. and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant play pivotal roles in helping deploy and support the buoy. The buoy was first deployed through a grant from NOAA. Additional data are displayed via the Great Lakes Observing System.

Contact Info

Coastal Geologist

Ethan Theuerkauf
Illinois State Geological Survey

Aquatic Ecology Specialist

Jay Beugly
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

IISG Tweets

It’s looking more and more like spring each day! No more ice on #LakeMichigan’s southern shores.

🗓 March 16, 2019
📍Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
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