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Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes
This photo was provided by the Coast Guard. (July 20, 2014). HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) ?? Four people were rescued by the Coast Guard after their sailboat capsized near Tunnel Park in Holland Friday. The sailing vessel capsized one-half mile from shore ...

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A surfing website says the water temp in this area of Lake Michigan is 46 degrees F. That might account for a simple Hobie capsize turning into a distress situation.
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Not sure where the 46 degrees F comes from, must be out of date, the UGLOS buoy #45029 two miles offshore of Tunnel Park, just south of Port Sheldon has the water temp at 67.7 F from surface to 9.8 feet of depth. They must not have been able to right the thing, looks stern down from the picture, def. not normal.
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