Eastern Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect. Squall watch in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots with gusts to 50 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming southwest 25 near noon with gusts to 50 near thunderstorms early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 this evening and to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind backing to west 15 near noon Wednesday then veering to northwest 15 Wednesday evening.

A few showers and a few thunderstorms ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Chance of showers beginning Wednesday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Waves one metre building to 2 this afternoon then subsiding to one near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

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Map of Great Lakes - Lake Huron marine weather areas N Huron - 45003 W Erie - 45005 S Huron - 45008 Lake Ontario - 45012 Port Stanley - 45132 Prince Edward Point - 45135 Georgian Bay - 45137 Grimsby - 45139 Port Colborne - 45142 South Georgian Bay - 45143 Lake St Clair - 45147 South Lake Huron - 45149 Lake Simcoe - 45151 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Channel - 45154 Ajax - 45159 Sault Ste. Marie Airport Greater Sudbury Airport North Bay Airport Gore Bay-Manitoulin Airport Great Duck Island Brockville Grenadier Island Kingston Airport Collingwood Lagoon City Muskoka Airport Parry Sound Harbour Lake Simcoe Regional Airport Wiarton Airport Goderich Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport Tobermory Harrow AAFC Port Weller St. Catharines Airport Southeast Shoal Vineland Station Welland-Pelham Windsor Airport Burlington Lift Bridge Cobourg Hamilton Munro Int'l Airport Oshawa Municipal Airport Point Petre Toronto City Centre Airport CFB Trenton Peterborough Municipal Airport Killarney Western Islands Cove Island Long Point Port Colborne Erieau Point Pelee
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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 09:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 50 knots, frequent lightning, hail and poor to very poor visibility in thunderstorms heavy at times.

The severe weather threat should end by late afternoon or early evening.

Large hail can damage vessels and cause injury. Vessels without lightning protection should make their way to shore immediately. Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway. Consider delaying or postponing travel in areas under the Squall Watch.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. EDT today deepening low 999 mb located 100 miles
north of Lake Nipissing.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday deepening low 985 mb located east of
James Bay.

At 10:30 a.m. EDT today trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Lake Huron.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Eastern Seaboard.

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