Western Lake Erie


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 31 July 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Special marine watch in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots with gusts to 30 near thunderstorms early this morning. Wind diminishing to north 10 this morning then becoming light this afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 10 Monday afternoon.

Chance of showers today tonight and Monday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 03:00 AM EDT 31 July 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 31 July 2016
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

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Issued 12:00 PM EDT 7 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

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Special marine watch in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 02:57 AM EDT 31 July 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of wind gusts up to 30 knots, frequent lightning, hail and poor to very poor visibility in thunderstorms heavy at times.

Large hail can damage vessels and cause injury. Poor to very poor visibility may contribute to voyage delays and make marine navigation hazardous. Mariners are advised to prepare for potential strong winds. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EDT 31 July 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today low 1014 mb located over western Lake Erie.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Monday low 1014 mb located over eastern New
York State.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
northeastern Ontario.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over North Channel.

By 3:00 a.m. EDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
Lake Winnipeg.

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