Ice Forecasts Great Lakes

FICN19 CWIS 171645
Ice forecasts for the Great Lakes issued by Environment Canada at
12:00 p.m. EST Wednesday 17 January 2018 for today tonight and
Thursday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 12:00 p.m. Thursday.

Western Lake Superior.
Open water except 9 tenths thin lake ice including 2 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 3 tenths thin lake ice along the southern and
eastern shore.

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

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

Southern Lake Huron.
Open water except 9 tenths thin lake ice including 5 tenths medium
lake ice along parts of the shore. Consolidated medium lake ice
including 3 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 3 tenths thick lake
ice in western and eastern sections. Consolidated thick lake ice in
the St. Marys River.

Georgian Bay.
Open water except 9 plus tenths medium lake ice in the northeastern
section. Consolidated medium lake ice including 2 tenths thick lake
ice along the northeastern shore.

Lake St. Clair.
Consolidated medium lake ice including 2 tenths thick lake ice.

Western Lake Erie.
9 plus tenths thin lake ice including 3 tenths medium lake ice
except 9 plus tenths medium lake ice in the western basin.

Eastern Lake Erie.
9 tenths thin lake ice including 3 tenths medium lake ice.

Western Lake Ontario.
Open water except 3 tenths new lake ice along the southern shore.

Eastern Lake Ontario.
Open water except 9 tenths thin lake ice including 2 tenths medium
lake ice in the northeastern section. Consolidated medium lake ice
including 1 tenth thick lake ice in the Bay Of Quinte.

Northern Lake Michigan.
Open water except 9 plus tenths medium lake ice including 2 tenths
thick lake ice from Beaver Island into the Straits of Mackinac. 5
tenths thin lake ice including 2 tenths medium lake ice on
northwestern shore.

Southern Lake Michigan.
Open water except 8 tenths thin lake ice including 2 tenths medium
lake ice along the eastern shore. 6 tenths new lake ice along the
western shore.

Green Bay.
Consolidated medium lake ice including 3 tenths thick lake ice in
southern and central Green Bay and in the Bays de Noc. 9 plus thin
lake ice including 2 tenths medium lake ice elsewhere.

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

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