Western Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 25 August 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect. Squall watch in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots with gusts to 40 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming west 20 this afternoon with gusts to 40 near thunderstorms this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight and to northwest 10 near noon Friday.

Chance of showers today and early this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 25 August 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Waves one metre subsiding to less than one half metre Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 25 August 2016
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots becoming south 15.
Monday Wind light.

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Map of Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario marine weather areas N Huron - 45003 W Erie - 45005 S Huron - 45008 Lake Ontario - 45012 Port Stanley - 45132 Prince Edward Point - 45135 Georgian Bay - 45137 Grimsby - 45139 Port Colborne - 45142 South Georgian Bay - 45143 Lake St Clair - 45147 South Lake Huron - 45149 Lake Simcoe - 45151 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Channel - 45154 Ajax - 45159 Sault Ste. Marie Airport Greater Sudbury Airport North Bay Airport Gore Bay-Manitoulin Airport Great Duck Island Brockville Grenadier Island Kingston Airport Collingwood Lagoon City Muskoka Airport Parry Sound Harbour Lake Simcoe Regional Airport Wiarton Airport Goderich Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport Tobermory Harrow AAFC Port Weller St. Catharines Airport Southeast Shoal Vineland Station Welland-Pelham Windsor Airport Burlington Lift Bridge Cobourg Hamilton Munro Int'l Airport Oshawa Municipal Airport Point Petre Toronto City Centre Airport CFB Trenton Peterborough Municipal Airport Killarney Western Islands Cove Island Long Point Port Colborne Erieau Point Pelee
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Ice Forecasts

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

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 11:51 AM EDT 25 August 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)

Squall watch in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 10:28 AM EDT 25 August 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 40 knots.

A cold front will move across the area this afternoon and early evening.

Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 25 August 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. EDT today trough located on a line east-west over
northern Ontario.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Friday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over northeastern Ontario.

At 10:30 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of the U.S.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
Iowa.

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