Northern Lake Huron

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this morning and to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 this evening then increasing to northeast 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 Tuesday evening.

Chance of flurries this morning. Chance of snow Tuesday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water waves 2 metres subsiding to one early this evening and to one half metre near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind light increasing to south 15 knots in the morning and to south 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 30 knots veering to west 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 5 tenths of new lake ice including 1 tenth of thick lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice in the extreme southeastern section. Consolidated thick lake ice in the Straits of Mackinac. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice in the southeastern section late this morning and easing Monday evening.

*Ice Forecast and Warnings also apply to U.S. waters

    

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Map of Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario marine weather areas Egbert 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 Kemptville 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 Toronto Pearson Int'l Airport CFB Trenton Peterborough Municipal Airport Killarney Western Islands CFB Borden Cove Island Long Point Port Colborne Erieau Point Pelee Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport
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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 EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

5 tenths of new lake ice including 1 tenth of thick lake ice except
9 tenths of thick lake ice in the extreme southeastern section.
Consolidated thick lake ice in the Straits of Mackinac. Strong ice
pressure developing in the pack ice in the southeastern section late
this morning and easing Monday evening.

Ice Forecasts

Northern Lake Michigan

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Coverage

Open water except for consolidated thick lake ice north and east of
Beaver Island and in Grand Traverse Bay. 9 tenths of thick lake ice
elsewhere in the northeastern section. 8 tenths of medium lake ice
including 3 tenths of thick lake ice west of the Manitou Islands and
Fox Islands.

Ice Forecasts

Southern Lake Michigan

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of medium lake ice including 3 tenths of
thick lake ice near the eastern shores from Michigan City to
Muskegon.

Ice Forecasts

Green Bay

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Coverage

Consolidated thick lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice in the
eastern half of the northern section of the bay. 1 tenth of thick
lake ice in strips and patches in extreme southern Green Bay and
just south of the Bays de Noc.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Lake Huron

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northern Lake Huron

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 29 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 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today trough located from James Bay to Lake Huron.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south
over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Ontario - Manitoba border.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over northeastern Ontario.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today low 1006 mb located over central
Saskatchewan.
By 3:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday low 1006 mb located over Lake Michigan.

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