Western Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EST 20 January 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind east 15 knots diminishing to southwest 10 early this afternoon then becoming light this evening. Wind becoming south 10 Saturday morning.

A few showers ending this afternoon. Fog patches forming this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 10:30 AM EST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 3 tenths of new lake ice along parts of the shore. 3 tenths of new lake ice including 1 tenth of thin lake ice in the western section except 6 tenths of thin lake ice including 1 tenth of medium lake ice in the northern portion of the western basin.

*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 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of new lake ice along parts of the shore.
3 tenths of new lake ice including 1 tenth of thin lake ice in the
western section except 6 tenths of thin lake ice including 1 tenth
of medium lake ice in the northern portion of the western basin.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Lake Superior.
By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Ontario.

At 10:30 a.m. EST today trough located on a line east-west over
Indiana.
By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Lake Huron.

At 10:30 a.m. EST today low 996 mb located over northwestern
South Dakota.
By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday low 993 mb located over northern Iowa.

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