Great Lakes Coastal Forecasting System, GLCFS

NOTICE: NOS' upgraded FVCOM-based Lake Erie Operational Forecast System (LEOFS) became operational on May 3, 2016. This is NOAA's official forecast guidance for Lake Erie hydrodynamics, including water temps, currents, and lake levels.
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At some point in the future, GLERL's research version will be terminated, and the operational version will serve as its replacement. For more information on the upgrade, transition, and contacts, please refer to the Technical Information Notice.
GLCFS NOWCAST: 07/24/2016 (DOY 206) 0600 GMT
Nowcasts updated by about 0030, 0630, 1230, and 1830 GMT (subtract 4 for EDT, 5 for EST)
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Comparison of this year vs last two years water temps and ice
NEW Product: Comparison of forcing parameters
NEW Product: Comparison of 72-hr forecast winds, NDFD vs NAM
NEW Product: Comparison of temperature profiles

[Great Lakes ImageMap, Nowcast Products] Great Lakes Ice Cover Great Lakes Air Temps Great Lakes Water Temps Great Lakes Cloud Cover Great Lakes Winds Great Lakes Waves Lake Huron Winds Lake Huron Waves Lake Huron Ice Lake Huron Surface Temps Lake Huron Surface Currents Lake Huron Temp Transects Lake Huron Temp Profiles Lake Huron Water Levels Lake Erie Winds Lake Erie Waves Lake Erie Ice Lake Erie Surface Temps Lake Erie Surface Currents Lake Erie Temp Transects Lake Erie Temp Profiles Lake Erie Water Levels Lake Michigan Winds Lake Michigan Waves Lake Michigan Ice Lake Michigan Surface Temps Lake Michigan Surface Currents Lake Michigan Temp Transects Lake Michigan Temp Profiles Lake Michigan Water Levels Lake Superior Winds Lake Superior Waves Lake Superior Ice Lake Superior Surface Temps Lake Superior Surface Currents Lake Superior Temp Transects Lake Superior Temp Profiles Lake Superior Water Levels Lake Ontario Winds Lake Ontario Waves Lake Ontario Ice Lake Ontario Surface Temps Lake Ontario Surface Currents Lake Ontario Temp Transects Lake Ontario Temp Profiles Lake Ontario Water Levels Lake St. Clair Winds Lake St. Clair Waves


GLCFS FORECAST: 07/24/2016 (DOY 206) 0000 GMT - Experimental
Forecasts updated by about 0130 and 1330 GMT (subtract 4 for EDT, 5 for EST)
[Great Lakes ImageMap, Forecast Products] Great Lakes Air Temps Great Lakes Water Temps Great Lakes Cloud Cover Great Lakes Winds Great Lakes Waves Lake Huron Winds Lake Huron Waves Lake Huron Ice Lake Huron Surface Temps Lake Huron Surface Currents Lake Huron Water Levels Lake Huron 1-d Water Levels Lake Erie Winds Lake Erie Waves Lake Erie Ice Lake Erie Surface Temps Lake Erie Surface Currents Lake Erie Water Levels Lake Erie 1-d Water Levels Lake Michigan Winds Lake Michigan Waves Lake Michigan Ice Lake Michigan Surface Temps Lake Michigan Surface Currents Lake Michigan Water Levels Lake Michigan 1-d Water Levels Lake Superior Winds Lake Superior Waves Lake Superior Ice Lake Superior Surface Temps Lake Superior Surface Currents Lake Superior Water Levels Lake Superior 1-d Water Levels Lake Ontario Winds Lake Ontario Waves Lake Ontario Ice Lake Ontario Surface Temps Lake Ontario Surface Currents Lake Ontario Water Levels Lake Ontario 1-d Water Levels Lake St. Clair Winds Lake St. Clair Waves
Other Wave Forecasts: WaveWatch III, NWS Great Lakes

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