Eastern Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:15 AM EDT 27 September 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect. Waterspout watch in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight and to south 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 Wednesday afternoon.

A few waterspouts with risk of thunderstorms changing to chance of showers today and Wednesday. Risk of waterspouts tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Waves 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning. Waves subsiding to one near noon Wednesday and to one half metre Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016
Thursday Wind east 20 knots backing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 05:15 AM EDT 27 September 2016

'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)

Waterspout watch in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 05:17 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of waterspouts.

A few waterspouts are likely extending in roughly a line over northeastern portions of Lake Erie this morning.

Wind speeds inside the spray ring of a waterspout are 45 knots or higher. Vulnerable vessels are at risk of damage or capsizing. Mariners are urged to take all necessary precautions and prepare for the possibility of waterspout activity. Postpone voyage or seek safe harbour if possible. Keep in mind that waterspouts cannot be seen at night and may strike suddenly. Waterspouts are generally isolated in nature although they can also occur in families of two or more. Waterspouts are generally short-lived in nature, typically lasting 20 minutes or less. Spray rings associated with waterspouts can measure in the tens of metres.

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 3:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today low 993 mb located east of Lake Nipigon.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Wednesday low 1004 mb located over Upper Michigan.

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