Eastern Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EST 12 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 near noon then diminishing to west 30 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 25 near midnight.

Chance of flurries changing to flurries at times heavy near noon then to a few flurries early Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning near noon becoming severe overnight.

Waves

Issued 10:30 AM EST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Waves one and one half metres building to 2 near noon then subsiding to one near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming south 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 8 tenths of new lake ice along the shore.

*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 EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of new lake ice along the shore.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 10:30 AM EST 12 February 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 10:30 AM EST 12 February 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. EST today deepening low 1011 mb located over
Georgian Bay.
By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday departing low 1006 mb located over
southeastern Quebec.

At 10:30 a.m. EST today approaching cold front from 1011 mb low
located over northern Lake Huron.

At 10:30 a.m. EST today building ridge located on a line north-south
over western Manitoba.
By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Manitoba.

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