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Great Lakes Ice Outlook (CLEICELIO)

issued Monday Wednesday Friday


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FZUS81 KCLE 182221
ICELIO

Great Lakes Ice Outlook
National Weather Service Cleveland Ohio
521 PM EST Mon Jan 18 2021

Active watches...warnings...and advisories on the Great Lakes can
be found at:

http://www.weather.gov/greatlakes/

5 Day Ice Discussion...

Ice coverage continues to be limited across the Great Lakes with
only a few of the bays and harbors reporting any coverage. Ice cover
was observed on Lake Superior in Chequamegon Bay, near the Apostle
Islands, on Lake Michigan in Green Bay, on Lake Huron in Saginaw Bay, and
on Lake Erie across Sandusky Bay.

Weak storm systems will continue to move across the Great Lakes
through mid week. The strongest arriving Wednesday night into
Thursday across the Upper Great Lakes. This storm system will move
eastward across Ontario into Quebec with colder air arriving in its
wake on Thursday into Friday. All of these storm systems will assist
with keeping wind speeds of 15 to 20 knots or higher through the
week. This limit the ice growth until colder air arrives Thursday
into Friday. Expect the best ice growth to occur across the Upper
Great Lakes Thursday night into Friday as high pressure begins to
move overhead and decreases wind speeds.

The Great Lakes ice analysis products can be found at:

http://usicecenter.gov/Products/GreatLakesHome

and

http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/data/ice/#currentconditions

     MAX WIND (KNOTS) AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

       Location   Tonight      Tue  Tue Night      Wed  Wed Night
  West Superior      340/15    320/14    220/21    240/29    280/23
   Mid Superior      340/21    350/17    220/21    220/29    280/23
  East Superior      330/23    350/19    220/19    200/31    290/24
 North Michigan      300/18    320/17    220/18    210/28    260/21
 South Michigan      280/18    300/20    300/20    210/27    260/20
    North Huron      300/20    290/24    320/21    200/18    210/23
      Mid Huron      260/21    280/19    300/19    210/24    240/22
    South Huron      260/21    270/20    300/19    200/23    230/20
      West Erie      260/19    250/21    280/21    210/23    230/24
      East Erie      240/22    250/24    280/22    210/19    250/24
Central Ontario      240/15    270/25    290/24    300/21    240/22

A full graphical forecast of wind on the Great Lakes can be found at:
http://www.weather.gov/greatlakes/

        Temperature  Forecasts for Selected Cities

 Location   01/19   01/20   01/21   01/22   01/23   01/24
   Duluth   2  11   2  31  23  28   2  10  -3  14   7  20
Marquette  15  21  12  31  23  34  17  21  13  22  15  26
 GreenBay  15  21   9  31  27  34  15  22   8  21  15  26
Milwaukee  17  24  12  33  29  37  18  24  13  25  20  31
  Chicago  22  26  18  36  31  38  21  27  16  28  23  33
 Muskegon  24  26  20  35  29  36  24  27  19  26  20  29
   Alpena  23  28  15  27  22  35  22  26  15  23  15  26
  Detroit  27  33  21  30  26  40  27  32  19  29  20  32
   Toledo  27  33  22  30  27  40  28  32  21  29  21  32
Cleveland  29  34  25  31  28  40  30  33  25  30  25  32
  Buffalo  29  32  24  27  23  36  30  32  20  24  17  25

A full graphical forecast of the Great Lakes forecast temperatures
can be found at http://www.weather.gov/greatlakes/

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON Mon Jan 18:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------

   DULUTH,   MN  JAN   16 1004  605
MARQUETTE,   MI  JAN   17  803  396
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  JAN   17  597  159
 GREENBAY,   WI  JAN   17  612  218
MILWAUKEE,   WI  JAN   17  337   81
  CHICAGO,   IL  JAN   17  270   55
 MUSKEGON,   MI  JAN   17  172   22
   ALPENA,   MI  JAN   17  430  142
  DETROIT,   MI  JAN   17  180   12
   TOLEDO,   OH  JAN   17  190    0
CLEVELAND,   OH  JAN   17   97    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  JAN   17  186    0


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR Mon Jan 18

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
----------------------------------------------

    DULUTH,MN  19  -1
 MARQUETTE,MI  22   7
  GREENBAY,WI  24   7
 MILWAUKEE,WI  30  17
   CHICAGO,IL  30  14
  MUSKEGON,MI  28  13
    ALPENA,MI  26   8
   DETROIT,MI  31  17
    TOLEDO,OH  31  16
 CLEVELAND,OH  33  19
   BUFFALO,NY  31  17

$$

 


Freezing Degree Day Information

	CLEWRKLIO DEF 
TTAA00 KCLE 181715
 
FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON Mon Jan 18:
 
LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------
    
   DULUTH,   MN  JAN   16 1004  605    
MARQUETTE,   MI  JAN   17  803  396    
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  JAN   17  597  159    
 GREENBAY,   WI  JAN   17  612  218    
MILWAUKEE,   WI  JAN   17  337   81    
  CHICAGO,   IL  JAN   17  270   55    
 MUSKEGON,   MI  JAN   17  172   22    
   ALPENA,   MI  JAN   17  430  142    
  DETROIT,   MI  JAN   17  180   12    
   TOLEDO,   OH  JAN   17  190    0    
CLEVELAND,   OH  JAN   17   97    0    
  BUFFALO,   NY  JAN   17  186    0    




Canadian Daily Ice Forecast 


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FICN19 CWIS 181645
Ice forecasts for the Great Lakes issued by Environment Canada at
12:00 p.m. EST Monday 18 January 2021 for today tonight and Tuesday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Western Lake Superior.
Open water except 5 tenths new lake ice including 2 tenths thin lake
ice along parts of the shores. Consolidated thick lake ice in Black
Bay. Consolidated medium lake ice in Nipigon Bay and Chequamegon
Bay.

Eastern Lake Superior.
Open water.

Whitefish Bay.
Open water except 2 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shores.

Northern Lake Huron.
Open water except 1 tenth thin lake ice along parts of the shores.
Consolidated thin lake ice in a few sheltered bays.

Southern Lake Huron.
Open water except 5 tenths new lake ice including 2 tenths thin lake
ice in Saginaw Bay. Consolidated thin lake ice along parts of the
shore in Saginaw Bay.

North Channel.
Open water except 3 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shores.
Consolidated thin lake ice in some sheltered bays.

Georgian Bay.
Open water except 2 tenths thin lake ice along the northern shore.
Consolidated thin lake ice in some sheltered bays.

Lake St. Clair.
Open water except 1 tenth thin lake ice along the northeastern
shore.

Lake Erie.
Open water except 2 tenths thin lake ice in a few sheltered bays.

Western Lake Ontario.
Open water.

Eastern Lake Ontario.
Open water except 8 tenths thin lake ice in some sheltered bays in
the northeastern section.

Northern Lake Michigan
Southern Lake Michigan.
Open water.

Green Bay.
Open water except 6 tenths thin lake ice in southern Green Bay and
Bays de Noc. Consolidated thin lake ice in some sheltered bays.

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


					
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FECN19 CWIS 151800 
THIRTY-DAY ICE OUTLOOK FOR THE GREAT LAKES ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA ON 15 JANUARY 2021 FOR MID-JANUARY TO MID-FEBRUARY. 
THE NEXT SCHEDULED BULLETIN WILL BE ISSUED ON 29 JANUARY 2021.

Lake Superior

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were above normal for Lake Superior.  Temperatures are expected to be above normal for mid-January to mid-February.

Thunder Bay.
January 15-23:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the western and northern shores.
January 24-31:
- 4-6 tenths thin lake ice except consolidated thin and medium lake ice along the western and northern shores.
February 1-15:
- 7-8 tenths thin and medium lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice along the shore.

Nipigon and Black Bays.
January 15-23:
- 7-8 tenths thin and medium lake ice over eastern Nipigon Bay except consolidated medium lake ice over western Nipigon Bay. Consolidated medium and thick lake ice over Black Bay.
January 24-31:
- Consolidated thick lake ice over Black Bay. Consolidated medium and thick lake ice over Nipigon Bay.
February 1-15:
- Consolidated thick lake ice over Nipigon and Black Bays.

From Grand Marais Minnesota to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
January 24-February 15: 
- Open water except occasional patches of 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice from Grand Marais to Thunder Bay. 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice from Thunder Bay to Nipigon Bay.

From Grand Marais to Duluth.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except occasional patches of 4-6 tenths new lake ice along the shore 	near Duluth.
January 24-31: 
	- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice near Duluth.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 9-9+ tenths new and thin lake ice near Duluth.

Southern Lake Superior west of Keweenaw Peninsula.
January 15-23: 
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice near the Apostle Islands. Consolidated medium lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.
January 24-31:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except 9-9+ tenths thin lake ice near the Apostle Islands. Consolidated medium lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.
February 1-8
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except consolidated thin and medium lake ice near the Apostle Islands and medium lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.
February 9-15:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except consolidated medium lake ice near the Apostle Islands. Consolidated thick lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.

Southern Lake Superior east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
January 24-February 8:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
February 9-15:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore.

Whitefish Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake along parts of the shore. Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 	Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered 	bays.
February 1-8:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 9-15:
7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.

From Whitefish Bay northwards to Michipicoten Bay.
January 15-February 8:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
February 9-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.

From Michipicoten Bay to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
January 15-23:
	- Open water.
January 24-February 15:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore near Nipigon Bay.

Elsewhere in Lake Superior.
January 15-February 15:
	- Ice free to open water.

Lake Michigan

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were above normal for Lake Michigan. Air temperatures are forecast to be above normal for mid-January to mid-February.

Green Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice in the southern section.  9-9+ new and thin lake ice in the Bays de Noc.
January 24-31: 
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in the extreme southern section and in the Bays de Noc.
February 1-8:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in the extreme southern section and in the Bays de Noc.
February 9-15:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in the extreme southern section and in the Bays de Noc.

Northeastern Lake Michigan.
January 15-23: 
-Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the northern shore and near the Straits of Mackinac.
January 24-31: 
-Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northern shore and near Beaver Island. 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice near the Straits of Mackinac.
February 1-15:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice near Beaver Island. 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice north and east of Beaver Island.

Elsewhere in Lake Michigan.
January 15-31:
	- Ice free to open water.
February 1-15:
- Open water except occasional patches of 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.

Lake Huron and Georgian Bay

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were above normal for Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Air temperatures are forecast be above normal for mid-January to mid-February. 

North Channel.
January 15-23: 
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in parts of the eastern and 	western sections. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31: 
	- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in 	the eastern and western sections. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-8:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice in the eastern and western sections.
February 9-15:
	- 7-8 tenths thin and medium lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice in the eastern and western sections.

St Mary’s River.
January 15-23:
	- 7-8 tenths thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- Consolidated thin and medium lake ice.
February 1-15:
- Consolidated medium lake ice.

South of Manitoulin Island westward to north-western Lake Huron.
January 15-31:
	- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section.
February 1-15:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section.

North-western Lake Huron near the Straits of Mackinac.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northern shore and near the Straits of Mackinac. Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in the 	western section. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-15:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section and in the Straits of Mackinac. Consolidated medium lake ice in the northwestern section.

From north-western Lake Huron to Saginaw Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except occasional patches 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice near and south of Alpena.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore. 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice south of Alpena.

Saginaw Bay.
January 15-23:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
January 24-31:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
February 1-15:
- 7-8 tenths thin lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice along parts of the shore.

The southern and eastern shore of Lake Huron.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore of the Bruce Peninsula.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin along parts of the shore. 7-8 tenths thin lake ice along the Bruce Peninsula.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore. 9-9+ tenths thin lake ice along the Bruce Peninsula.

Georgian Bay.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northeastern 	shore. Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northeastern 	shore. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-8:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in the northeastern section.  Consolidated medium lake ice along the shore.
February 9-15:
- Open water except 9-9+ tenths thin lake ice in the northeastern section.  Consolidated medium lake ice along the shore.

Elsewhere in Lake Huron.
January 15-February 15:
	- Open water to ice free.

Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were near normal for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. Air temperatures are expected to be above normal for mid-January to mid-February. 

Lake St Clair and the Western Basin.
January 15-23:
	- Open water.
January 24-31:
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 
February 1-8:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice.
February 9-15:
7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.

The rest of Lake Erie.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice in the along parts of the north shore. 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.
February 1-8:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section and along the north shore. 9-9+ tenths new and thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.
February 9-15:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section and along the north shore.  Consolidated thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.

Lake Ontario

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were near normal for Lake Ontario. Air temperatures will be above normal for mid-January to Mid-February. 

Northeastern Lake Ontario.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in the northeastern section.  Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths thin lake ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.

Bay of Quinte.
January 15-23:
	- 9-9+ tenths new and thin lake ice.
January 24-31:
	- Consolidated thin lake ice.
February 1-15:
	- Consolidated medium lake ice.

St Lawrence River.
January 15-23:
	- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice.
January 24-February 15:
- 7-8 tenths thin lake ice.
	
Elsewhere in Lake Ontario.
January 15-31:
	- Ice free to open water. 
February 1-15:
	- Open water except occasional patches of 1-3 new and thin lake ice along the 	south shore and the north shore between Toronto and the Bay of Quinte.


 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Canadian 30-day ice outlook


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FECN19 CWIS 151800 
THIRTY-DAY ICE OUTLOOK FOR THE GREAT LAKES ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA ON 15 JANUARY 2021 FOR MID-JANUARY TO MID-FEBRUARY. 
THE NEXT SCHEDULED BULLETIN WILL BE ISSUED ON 29 JANUARY 2021.

Lake Superior

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were above normal for Lake Superior.  Temperatures are expected to be above normal for mid-January to mid-February.

Thunder Bay.
January 15-23:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the western and northern shores.
January 24-31:
- 4-6 tenths thin lake ice except consolidated thin and medium lake ice along the western and northern shores.
February 1-15:
- 7-8 tenths thin and medium lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice along the shore.

Nipigon and Black Bays.
January 15-23:
- 7-8 tenths thin and medium lake ice over eastern Nipigon Bay except consolidated medium lake ice over western Nipigon Bay. Consolidated medium and thick lake ice over Black Bay.
January 24-31:
- Consolidated thick lake ice over Black Bay. Consolidated medium and thick lake ice over Nipigon Bay.
February 1-15:
- Consolidated thick lake ice over Nipigon and Black Bays.

From Grand Marais Minnesota to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
January 24-February 15: 
- Open water except occasional patches of 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice from Grand Marais to Thunder Bay. 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice from Thunder Bay to Nipigon Bay.

From Grand Marais to Duluth.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except occasional patches of 4-6 tenths new lake ice along the shore 	near Duluth.
January 24-31: 
	- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice near Duluth.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 9-9+ tenths new and thin lake ice near Duluth.

Southern Lake Superior west of Keweenaw Peninsula.
January 15-23: 
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice near the Apostle Islands. Consolidated medium lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.
January 24-31:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except 9-9+ tenths thin lake ice near the Apostle Islands. Consolidated medium lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.
February 1-8
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except consolidated thin and medium lake ice near the Apostle Islands and medium lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.
February 9-15:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore except consolidated medium lake ice near the Apostle Islands. Consolidated thick lake ice in Chequamegon Bay.

Southern Lake Superior east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
January 24-February 8:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
February 9-15:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore.

Whitefish Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake along parts of the shore. Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 	Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered 	bays.
February 1-8:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice along parts of the shore. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 9-15:
7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.

From Whitefish Bay northwards to Michipicoten Bay.
January 15-February 8:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
February 9-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.

From Michipicoten Bay to the entrance to Nipigon Bay.
January 15-23:
	- Open water.
January 24-February 15:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore near Nipigon Bay.

Elsewhere in Lake Superior.
January 15-February 15:
	- Ice free to open water.

Lake Michigan

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were above normal for Lake Michigan. Air temperatures are forecast to be above normal for mid-January to mid-February.

Green Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice in the southern section.  9-9+ new and thin lake ice in the Bays de Noc.
January 24-31: 
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in the extreme southern section and in the Bays de Noc.
February 1-8:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in the extreme southern section and in the Bays de Noc.
February 9-15:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in the extreme southern section and in the Bays de Noc.

Northeastern Lake Michigan.
January 15-23: 
-Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the northern shore and near the Straits of Mackinac.
January 24-31: 
-Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northern shore and near Beaver Island. 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice near the Straits of Mackinac.
February 1-15:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore except 7-8 tenths thin lake ice near Beaver Island. 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice north and east of Beaver Island.

Elsewhere in Lake Michigan.
January 15-31:
	- Ice free to open water.
February 1-15:
- Open water except occasional patches of 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore.

Lake Huron and Georgian Bay

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were above normal for Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Air temperatures are forecast be above normal for mid-January to mid-February. 

North Channel.
January 15-23: 
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in parts of the eastern and 	western sections. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31: 
	- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in 	the eastern and western sections. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-8:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice in the eastern and western sections.
February 9-15:
	- 7-8 tenths thin and medium lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice in the eastern and western sections.

St Mary’s River.
January 15-23:
	- 7-8 tenths thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- Consolidated thin and medium lake ice.
February 1-15:
- Consolidated medium lake ice.

South of Manitoulin Island westward to north-western Lake Huron.
January 15-31:
	- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section.
February 1-15:
- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section.

North-western Lake Huron near the Straits of Mackinac.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northern shore and near the Straits of Mackinac. Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in the 	western section. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-15:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 9-9+ tenths thin and medium lake ice in the southern section and in the Straits of Mackinac. Consolidated medium lake ice in the northwestern section.

From north-western Lake Huron to Saginaw Bay.
January 15-23:
- Open water except occasional patches 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice near and south of Alpena.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore. 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice south of Alpena.

Saginaw Bay.
January 15-23:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
January 24-31:
- 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice along parts of the shore.
February 1-15:
- 7-8 tenths thin lake ice except consolidated medium lake ice along parts of the shore.

The southern and eastern shore of Lake Huron.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore of the Bruce Peninsula.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin along parts of the shore. 7-8 tenths thin lake ice along the Bruce Peninsula.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the shore. 9-9+ tenths thin lake ice along the Bruce Peninsula.

Georgian Bay.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northeastern 	shore. Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
	- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice along the northeastern 	shore. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-8:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in the northeastern section.  Consolidated medium lake ice along the shore.
February 9-15:
- Open water except 9-9+ tenths thin lake ice in the northeastern section.  Consolidated medium lake ice along the shore.

Elsewhere in Lake Huron.
January 15-February 15:
	- Open water to ice free.

Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were near normal for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. Air temperatures are expected to be above normal for mid-January to mid-February. 

Lake St Clair and the Western Basin.
January 15-23:
	- Open water.
January 24-31:
	- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice along parts of the shore. 
February 1-8:
- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice.
February 9-15:
7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice except consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.

The rest of Lake Erie.
January 15-23:
	- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 1-3 tenths new and thin lake ice in the along parts of the north shore. 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.
February 1-8:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section and along the north shore. 9-9+ tenths new and thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.
February 9-15:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in the western section and along the north shore.  Consolidated thin lake ice in Long Point Bay.

Lake Ontario

Average air temperatures for mid-December to mid-January were near normal for Lake Ontario. Air temperatures will be above normal for mid-January to Mid-February. 

Northeastern Lake Ontario.
January 15-23:
- Open water except 7-8 tenths new and thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
January 24-31:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice in the northeastern section.  Consolidated thin lake ice in sheltered bays.
February 1-15:
- Open water except 4-6 tenths thin lake ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated medium lake ice in sheltered bays.

Bay of Quinte.
January 15-23:
	- 9-9+ tenths new and thin lake ice.
January 24-31:
	- Consolidated thin lake ice.
February 1-15:
	- Consolidated medium lake ice.

St Lawrence River.
January 15-23:
	- 4-6 tenths new and thin lake ice.
January 24-February 15:
- 7-8 tenths thin lake ice.
	
Elsewhere in Lake Ontario.
January 15-31:
	- Ice free to open water. 
February 1-15:
	- Open water except occasional patches of 1-3 new and thin lake ice along the 	south shore and the north shore between Toronto and the Bay of Quinte.