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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 06:30 PM EDT 20 August 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Squall watch in effect.

Wind southeast 10 knots with gusts to 45 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming south 15 near midnight then diminishing to variable 10 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 06:30 PM EDT 20 August 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Waves one half metre or less building to one half to one metre late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:30 PM EDT 20 August 2019
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 19 May 2019 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

*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 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 Killarney 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 Western Islands Cove Island Goderich Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport Tobermory Harrow AAFC Long Point Port Weller St. Catharines / Niagara District Airport Southeast Shoal Vineland Station Welland-Pelham Windsor Airport Port Colborne Erieau Point Pelee Burlington Lift Bridge Cobourg Hamilton Munro Int'l Airport Oshawa Executive Airport Point Petre Toronto City Centre Airport CFB Trenton Peterborough Municipal Airport
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Ice Conditions

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

Ice Forecasts

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 19 May 2019

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Squall warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 5:52 PM EDT 20 August 2019 A line of thunderstorms from near Toledo to near Sandusky is moving northeasward across Lake Erie at 30 kts. Wind gusts to 40 kts are possible with these thunderstorms. Small hail and frequent lightning are also possible.

Mariners are advised to prepare for squalls. If underway, seek safe harbour immediately.

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

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 6:00 PM EDT 20 August 2019 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 45 knots, frequent lightning, hail and poor to very poor visibility in thunderstorms heavy at times.

Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls this evening.
Wind gusts up to 45 knots, large hail, frequent lightning and poor visibility in heavy rain are possible.

Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway. Consider delaying or postponing travel in areas under the Squall Watch.

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 6:30 PM EDT 20 August 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 6:30 p.m. EDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.

At 6:30 p.m. EDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Sault Ste. Marie.
By 6:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Ontario.

By 6:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Manitoba.

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