Western Lake Erie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday morning then backing to west 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 Wednesday evening.

Periods of light snow ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Waves one metre building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning. Waves subsiding to one near noon Wednesday and to less than one half metre Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast*

Issued 12:00 PM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except 2 tenths of new lake ice along parts of the coast. 9 tenths of new lake ice including 2 tenths of thin lake ice in Sandusky Bay.

*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 EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths of new lake ice along parts of the coast. 9
tenths of new lake ice including 2 tenths of thin lake ice in
Sandusky Bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 03:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 03:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. EST today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Georgian Bay.
By 3:00 a.m. EST Wednesday trough located from Montréal to Lake
Ontario.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today deepening low 1002 mb located near Ohio.
By 3:00 a.m. EST Wednesday deepening low 983 mb located southeast
of Montréal.

By 3:00 a.m. EST Wednesday approaching low 1002 mb located near
South Dakota.

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