Western Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 20 early this morning then diminishing to west 10 early this evening. Wind becoming light late this evening then becoming northeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to north 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers or flurries today and early this evening. Periods of snow beginning overnight with risk of freezing rain changing to periods of rain Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water waves one half to one metre subsiding to less than one half metre this evening then building to one half to one metre near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southwest 30.
Friday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 3 tenths of new lake ice including 1 tenth of thick lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake ice in the southeastern section of the lake and in the southeastern section of the western basin. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice this afternoon and easing Monday afternoon.

*Ice Forecast and Warnings also apply to U.S. waters

 

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Ice Conditions

*Ice Forecast and Warnings also apply to U.S. waters

Ice Forecasts

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths of new lake ice including 1 tenth of thick lake ice except
9 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake ice
in the southeastern section of the lake and in the southeastern
section of the western basin. Strong ice pressure developing in the
pack ice this afternoon and easing Monday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today trough located from James Bay to Lake Huron.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south
over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Ontario - Manitoba border.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over northeastern Ontario.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today low 1006 mb located over central
Saskatchewan.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday low 1006 mb located over Lake Michigan.

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