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Western Lake Erie


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:06 PM EDT 26 May 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots with gusts to 45 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming south 20 near midnight then veering to southwest 20 early Monday morning. Wind veering to west 20 near noon Monday then diminishing to west 15 Monday evening.

Thunderstorms or showers beginning early this evening becoming showers near noon Monday.


Issued 10:30 AM EDT 26 May 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Waves 0.5 to 1 metre building to 2 early this evening then subsiding to 1 to 1.5 late overnight. Waves building to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 26 May 2024
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 27 April 2024 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 4:06 PM EDT 26 May 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

Western Lake Erie

Issued 3:51 PM EDT 26 May 2024 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 45 knots, hail and poor to very poor visibility in showers heavy at times.

Thunderstorms are expected to move over the lakes early this evening.

Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway.

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


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM EDT 26 May 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. EDT today low 1001 mb located over eastern Manitoba.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Monday low 1005 mb located over northeastern

At 10:30 a.m. EDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Ontario.
By 10:30 a.m. EDT Monday trough from low located on a line east-west
over southern Hudson Bay.

By 10:30 a.m. EDT Monday low 997 mb located over Lower Michigan.

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