Ice Forecasts for the Great Lakes


* NOTE: Corrected and/or amended bulletins are listed first *

 
FICN19 CWIS 201645
Ice forecasts for the Great Lakes issued by Environment Canada at
12:00 p.m. EST Saturday 20 January 2018 for today tonight and
Sunday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 12:00 p.m. Sunday.

Western Lake Superior.
Open water except 9 tenths thin lake ice including 4 tenths medium
lake ice along parts of the shore. Consolidated thick lake ice in
Black Bay, Nipigon Bay, Thunder Bay and Chequamegon Bay.

Eastern Lake Superior.
Open water except 8 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the the
southern and eastern shores.

Whitefish Bay.
9 tenths thin lake ice including 2 tenths medium lake ice except
consolidated thick lake ice in Batchawana Bay and St. Marys River.

Northern Lake Huron.
Open water except 3 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 9
tenths medium lake ice including 3 tenths thick lake ice near the
Straits of Mackinac.

Southern Lake Huron.
Open water except 9 tenths thin lake ice including 3 tenths medium
lake ice along the parts of the shore. Consolidated medium lake ice
including 4 tenths thick lake ice in Saginaw Bay.

North Channel.
9 plus tenths medium lake ice including 2 tenths thick lake ice
except consolidated medium lake ice including 4 tenths thick lake
ice in the eastern section and the extreme western section.
Consolidated thick lake ice in the St. Marys River.

Georgian Bay.
Open water except 9 tenths medium lake ice in the northeastern
section. Consolidated medium lake ice including 4 tenths thick lake
ice along the northeastern shore.

Lake St. Clair.
Consolidated medium lake ice including 4 tenths thick lake ice.

Western Lake Erie.
9 tenths thin lake ice except 9 plus tenths medium lake ice in the
eastern section and the extreme western section.

Eastern Lake Erie.
9 tenths medium lake ice.

Western Lake Ontario.
Open water except 2 tenths new lake ice along parts of the shore.

Eastern Lake Ontario.
Open water except 9 tenths thin lake ice including 4 tenths medium
lake ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated medium lake ice
including 2 tenths thick lake ice in the Bay Of Quinte.

Northern Lake Michigan.
Open water except consolidated medium lake ice including 4 tenths
thick lake ice northeast of Beaver Island into the Straits of
Mackinac. 5 tenths medium lake ice along the northern and western
shores.

Southern Lake Michigan.
Open water except 6 tenths thin lake ice including 2 tenths medium
lake ice along the eastern shore. 4 tenths new lake ice along the
western shore.

Green Bay.
Consolidated medium lake ice including 4 tenths thick lake ice in
southern Green Bay and in the Bays de Noc. Consolidated medium lake
ice including 3 tenths thick lake ice south of Chambers Island. 9
tenths medium lake ice elsewhere.

The Lake Michigan ice description has been prepared by the U.S.
National Ice Center.

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