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Western Lake Erie


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 01 April 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 near noon and to southwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 early this evening then veering to northwest 20 late this evening. Wind veering to north 15 late overnight then diminishing to northeast 10 Sunday morning. Wind veering to east 10 near noon Sunday then increasing to southeast 15 Sunday evening.

Scattered showers ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon.


Issued 10:30 AM EDT 01 April 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Waves 1.5 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 1.5 this evening. Waves subsiding to 0.5 to 1 early Sunday morning and to 0.5 or less near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 01 April 2023
Monday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water.

*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 EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 01 April 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 1 April 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. EDT today departing low 989 mb located over the
southern Ontario - Quebec border.

At 10:30 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northwestern Minnesota.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Sunday high 1021 mb located over southern Ontario.

At 10:30 a.m. EDT Sunday approaching low 998 mb located over
northwestern Manitoba.

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