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Great Lakes Water Level and Weather Data

Key web links for boaters

A GLERL (Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory) data sheet with western Lake Erie items added


Current water levels (site-specific, every 6 minutes, some meteorology)

NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS water level gauges (53 stations on U.S. coast):

www.tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/map

 

Canadian water level gauges:

www.meds-sdmm.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/isdm-gdsi/twl-mne/maps-cartes/inventory-inventaire-eng.asp

 

Short-term water levels and meteorology

GLOS Boater's forecast tool (based on NOAA/GLERL GLCFS, link below):

http://data.glos.us/boaters

 

NOAA/GLERL Great Lakes Coastal Forecasting System: water levels, wind, waves, currents, temps, ice

www.glerl.noaa.gov/res/glcfs

 

Seasonal forecasts and monthly lake-wide average water levels

The official seasonal forecast for Great Lakes water levels (this link does not always work correctly):

www.lre.usace.army.mil/Missions/Greatlakeslnformation/GreatlakesWaterlevels/WaterlevelForecast/MonthlyBulletinofGreatlakesWaterlevels.aspx

 

The official seasonal forecast is available on NOAA/GLERL's Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard:

www.glerl.noaa.gov/data/wldb

 

Real-time meteorological information, site-specific

NOAA/GLERL real-time meteorological data:

www.glerl.noaa.gov/metdata

 

NOAA/GLERL RECON buoys (Alpena, Cleveland, Muskegon, Saginaw Bay, Toledo)

www.glerl.noaa.gov/res/recon

 

NOAAPORT - daily summary of real-time Great Lakes marine observations:

http://coastwatch.glerl.noaa.gov/marobs

 

Western Lake Erie: Open Lake Marine Forecast

https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/data/Forecasts/FZUS61.KCLE.html

 

Western Lake Erie : Open Water Current Conditions

https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=45005

 

Western Lake Erie: National Weather Service Quick Forecast

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Middle+Bass&state=OH&site=CLE&lat=41.68&lon=-82.81