Northern Lake Huron

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EST 06 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon and to southwest 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 this evening and to southwest 15 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Chance of flurries tonight. Periods of light snow beginning near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 10:30 AM EST 06 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots backing to southwest 20.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths of thin lake ice along the northern and western shores except 9 plus tenths of medium lake ice including 2 tenths of thick lake ice elsewhere. 9 plus tenths of thick lake ice in the eastern section. Consolidated thick lake ice in the Straits of Mackinac. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the eastern shore developing this evening and continuing Saturday.

*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

Northern Lake Huron

Issued 12:00 PM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths of thin lake ice along the northern and western shores
except 9 plus tenths of medium lake ice including 2 tenths of thick
lake ice elsewhere. 9 plus tenths of thick lake ice in the eastern
section. Consolidated thick lake ice in the Straits of Mackinac.
Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the eastern shore
developing this evening and continuing Saturday.

Ice Forecasts

Northern Lake Michigan

Issued 12:00 PM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths of thin lake ice except consolidated thick lake ice in the
northeast section of the lake. 9 tenths of medium lake ice including
4 tenths of thick lake ice north and west of the Manitou Islands. 9
tenths of thin lake ice in the western portion of the lake. Strong
ice pressure in the pack ice in the northeastern section of the lake
today will diminish overnight.

Ice Forecasts

Southern Lake Michigan

Issued 12:00 PM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 to 10 tenths of medium lake ice including 4
tenths of thick lake ice along the southern and eastern shores. 9
tenths of thin lake ice elsewhere along the shoreline.

Ice Forecasts

Green Bay

Issued 12:00 PM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Coverage

Consolidated thick lake ice except for 9 to 10 tenths of thick lake
ice in the northern third of the bay including 2 tenths of thin lake
ice along the shores of Green Bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northern Lake Huron

Issued 12:00 PM EST 06 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 EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Pennsylvania.
By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over North Carolina.

At 10:30 a.m. EST today departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Nipigon.

By 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Superior.

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