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Great Lakes Ice Outlook (CLEICELIO)

issued Monday Wednesday Friday


This product will be issued starting Dec. 1, 2014

 


                             Freezing Degree Day Information

	CLEWRKLIO DEF 
TTAA00 KCLE 241715
 
FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON Sun May 24:
 
LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
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   DULUTH,   MN  MAY   23 1342 1276    
MARQUETTE,   MI  MAY   23 1192 1778    
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  MAY   23  734 1478    
 GREENBAY,   WI  MAY   23  341  342    
MILWAUKEE,   WI  MAY   23    0    0    
  CHICAGO,   IL  MAY   23    0    0    
 MUSKEGON,   MI  MAY   23    0    0    
   ALPENA,   MI  MAY   23  315  805    
  DETROIT,   MI  MAY   23    0    0    
   TOLEDO,   OH  MAY   23    0    0    
CLEVELAND,   OH  MAY   23    0    0    
  BUFFALO,   NY  MAY   23    0    0    
 
 




                         Canadian Daily Ice Forecast 





 FICN19 CWIS 301545
Ice forecasts for the Great Lakes issued by Environment Canada at
12:00 p.m. EDT Thursday 30 April 2015 for today tonight and Friday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 12:00 p.m. Friday.

 Eastern Lake Superior.
Special ice warning in effect.
Open water except 9 tenths of thick lake ice over the extreme
eastern section and near parts of the north shore. Unusual sence
of lake ice in eastern and northern sections.

 Western Lake Superior.
Open water except 5 tenths of very thick lake ice in Thunder Bay.
Consolidated very thick lake ice in Black Bay and Nipigon Bay.

 Whitefish Bay.
Special ice warning in effect.
9 tenths of thick lake ice including 2 tenths of very thick lake
ice. Unusual sence of lake ice in the bay.

 Northern Lake Huron.
Special ice warning in effect.
Open water except 8 tenths of thick lake ice along the Bruce
Peninsula. Unusual sence of lake ice along the Bruce Peninsula.

 Southern Lake Huron.
Special ice warning in effect.
Open water except 9 tenths of thick lake ice along parts of the
eastern shore. Unusual sence of lake ice along parts of the
eastern shore.

 North Channel.
1 tenth of very thick lake ice except 9 tenths of thick lake ice
including 2 tenths of very thick lake ice over the central and
eastern sections.

 Georgian Bay.
Special ice warning in effect.
Open water except 5 tenths of thick lake ice near the northeastern
shore. 9 tenths of thick lake ice north of the Bruce Peninsula.
Unusual sence of lake ice in the bay.

 Lake St. Clair
Lake Ontario.
Ice free.

 Lake Erie.
Open water.

 Northern Lake Michigan.
Special ice warning in effect.
Open water except 8 tenths of thick lake ice in Little Traverse Bay.
Unusual sence of ice in Little Traverse Bay.

 Southern Lake Michigan.
Ice free.

 Green Bay.
Open water.

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

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                            Freeze-Up/Break-Up Outlook (NWS CLE)

	

   National Ice Center 30 day ice outlook


					



 FECN19 CWIS 281800 
THIRTY DAY ICE OUTLOOK FOR THE GREAT LAKES ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA 
ON 28 APRIL 2015 FOR MAY.
THE NEXT 30 DAY ICE OUTLOOK WILL BE ISSUED ON 15 MAY 2015.

 Lake Superior

 Average air temperatures have been below normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be normal to above normal in 
May.  

 Thunder Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May. 
End of May... Ice free. 

 Nipigon and Black Bays.
April 29 to May 15... Break up early in the period. Clearing in the 
second week of May. 
End of May... Ice free.

 From Grand Marais Minnesota to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 From Grand Marais to Duluth.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Southern Lake Superior west of Keweenaw Peninsula.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Southern Lake Superior east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 Whitefish Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing near mid-month.  
End of May... Ice free.

 From Whitefish Bay northwards to Michipicoten Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing near mid-month.  
End of May... Ice free.

 From Michipicoten Bay to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May. 
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Superior.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Lake Michigan

 Average air temperatures have been near normal in the second half of 
April except below normal in the north-eastern portion. Air 
temperatures are forecast to be normal to above normal in May.  

 Green Bay.
Mid-May... Ice free. 
End of May... Ice free.

 Northeastern Lake Michigan.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Michigan.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.
 
Lake Huron and Georgian Bay

 Average air temperatures have been below normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be near normal in May.  
 
North Channel.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 St Mary's River.
April 29 to May 15... Ice drifting into the river from Whitefish Bay 
clearing in the second week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 South of Manitoulin Island westward to north-western Lake Huron.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 North-western Lake Huron near the Straits of Mackinac.
Mid-May...  Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 From north-western Lake Huron to Saginaw Bay.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Saginaw Bay.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 The southern and eastern shore of Lake Huron.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 Georgian Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Huron.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair

 Average air temperatures have been near normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be near normal in May.  

 Lake St Clair and the Western Basin.
April 29 to May 31... Ice free.

 The rest of Lake Erie.
Mid-May... Ice free. 
End of May... Ice free.

 Lake Ontario

 Average air temperatures have been below normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be near normal in May.  

 Northeastern Lake Ontario.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Bay of Quinte.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 St Lawrence River.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Ontario.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

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Canadian 30-day ice outlook





 FECN19 CWIS 281800 
THIRTY DAY ICE OUTLOOK FOR THE GREAT LAKES ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA 
ON 28 APRIL 2015 FOR MAY.
THE NEXT 30 DAY ICE OUTLOOK WILL BE ISSUED ON 15 MAY 2015.

 Lake Superior

 Average air temperatures have been below normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be normal to above normal in 
May.  

 Thunder Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May. 
End of May... Ice free. 

 Nipigon and Black Bays.
April 29 to May 15... Break up early in the period. Clearing in the 
second week of May. 
End of May... Ice free.

 From Grand Marais Minnesota to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 From Grand Marais to Duluth.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Southern Lake Superior west of Keweenaw Peninsula.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Southern Lake Superior east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 Whitefish Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing near mid-month.  
End of May... Ice free.

 From Whitefish Bay northwards to Michipicoten Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing near mid-month.  
End of May... Ice free.

 From Michipicoten Bay to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May. 
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Superior.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Lake Michigan

 Average air temperatures have been near normal in the second half of 
April except below normal in the north-eastern portion. Air 
temperatures are forecast to be normal to above normal in May.  

 Green Bay.
Mid-May... Ice free. 
End of May... Ice free.

 Northeastern Lake Michigan.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Michigan.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.
 
Lake Huron and Georgian Bay

 Average air temperatures have been below normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be near normal in May.  
 
North Channel.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 St Mary's River.
April 29 to May 15... Ice drifting into the river from Whitefish Bay 
clearing in the second week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 South of Manitoulin Island westward to north-western Lake Huron.
Mid-May... Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 North-western Lake Huron near the Straits of Mackinac.
Mid-May...  Open water.
End of May... Ice free.

 From north-western Lake Huron to Saginaw Bay.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Saginaw Bay.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 The southern and eastern shore of Lake Huron.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 Georgian Bay.
April 29 to May 15... Clearing in the first week of May.
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Huron.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair

 Average air temperatures have been near normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be near normal in May.  

 Lake St Clair and the Western Basin.
April 29 to May 31... Ice free.

 The rest of Lake Erie.
Mid-May... Ice free. 
End of May... Ice free.

 Lake Ontario

 Average air temperatures have been below normal in the second half of 
April. Air temperatures are forecast to be near normal in May.  

 Northeastern Lake Ontario.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Bay of Quinte.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 St Lawrence River.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 Elsewhere in Lake Ontario.
Mid-May... Ice free.
End of May... Ice free.

 END