Southern Lake Huron

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 knots increasing to south 25 this morning and to south 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 near midnight and to west 20 near noon Monday. Wind veering to northwest 15 Monday afternoon then diminishing to north 10 Monday evening.

Snow beginning early this evening and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water waves one half metre or less building to one this morning and to 2 early this evening. Waves subsiding to one Monday afternoon and to one half metre Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 30 knots veering to west 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 3 tenths of new lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice in the eastern section. Consolidated thick lake ice in Saginaw Bay. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice Sunday 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

Southern Lake Huron

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths of new lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice in the
eastern section. Consolidated thick lake ice in Saginaw Bay. Strong
ice pressure developing in the pack ice Sunday afternoon.

Ice Forecasts

Northern Lake Michigan

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Coverage

Open water except for consolidated thick lake ice north and east of
Beaver Island and in Grand Traverse Bay. 9 tenths of thick lake ice
elsewhere in the northeastern section. 2 tenths of thick lake ice in
strips and patches near the entrance to Green Bay.

Ice Forecasts

Southern Lake Michigan

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of medium lake ice including 3 tenths of
thick lake ice near the eastern shores from Michigan City to
Muskegon.

Ice Forecasts

Green Bay

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Coverage

Consolidated thick lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice in the
southern section and the eastern half of the northern section of the
bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southern Lake Huron

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Southern Lake Huron

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 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 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today departing high 1032 mb located over Kentucky.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over northwestern Ontario.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
western Lake Ontario.

By 3:00 a.m. EDT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
northwestern Ontario.

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