Eastern Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening and to light late this evening. Wind becoming northeast 15 near noon Tuesday then backing to north 15 Tuesday evening.

Chance of showers or flurries today and early this evening. Periods of snow beginning early Tuesday morning with risk of freezing rain Tuesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Waves

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water waves one half metre subsiding to less than one half metre early this evening.

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 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake ice. Consolidated thick lake ice in the extreme eastern section and in Long Point Bay. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice this evening and easing this evening.

*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 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake
ice. Consolidated thick lake ice in the extreme eastern section and
in Long Point Bay. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice
this evening and easing this evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Eastern Lake Erie

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 30 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 10:30 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. EDT today trough located on a line north-south over
eastern Lake Ontario.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south
over the Maritimes.

At 10:30 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northwestern Ontario.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northeastern Ontario.

At 10:30 a.m. EDT today low 1006 mb located over central
Saskatchewan.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday low 1004 mb located over Lower Michigan.

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