While many Michigan's residents were busy stocking up at the grocery store and preparing to hunker down for a pending storm, a brave few suited up and grabbed their surf boards to hit the frigid waters of Lake Michigan.

******DISCLAIMER: Do not attempt. Dangerous. These are experienced individuals wearing appropriate gear and taking necessary safety precautions.******

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The surfers were taking in the impressive waves in Saint Joseph, Michigan on January 11, 2020.

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Waves in Lake Michigan were higher than those in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend.

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Lake Michigan temperatures near the shoreline hovered just above freezing.

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The brave souls that took to the waves wore dry suits to protect themselves from the frigid waters.

Courtesy of Joshua Nowicki - Photography
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