Western Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon then veering to west 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 near noon Monday and to west 10 Monday evening.

A few showers or a few flurries beginning early this evening and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water waves one half to one metre.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake ice. Consolidated thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake ice in the southern section of the western basin. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice late 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

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

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake
ice. Consolidated thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick
lake ice in the southern section of the western basin. Strong ice
pressure developing in the pack ice late Sunday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

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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