Put-in-Bay Harbor Active Friday Morning

Put in BayNortheast wind at 15 mph and high water did not prevent sundry activities from taking place at Put-in-Bay harbor on Friday morning.  Wildlife enjoyed a good bathing, 420 sailors relished the quick-action tacking, the USCG trolled the harbor from above and on the water, overnight boaters tread lightly through flooded “B” Dock, and one brave pontoon master headed to sea.Put in BayPut in Bay

Put in Bay

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Gibraltar dock takes brunt of east wind and waves.

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Lake Erie Small Craft Advisory Notice

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
951 AM EDT Thu Jun 21 2018

Lake Erie nearshore waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-
the Lake OH-


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EDT FRIDAY

* WINDS...Northeast winds will become east and increase to 15 to
  25 knots for this evening and tonight. Gusts up to 30 knots.

* WAVES...building to 3 to 6 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory is issued when waves of 4 feet or more are
expected or wind speeds reach 21 to 33 knots which may produce
hazardous conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels...should stay in port
during these conditions.

Bird Banding Continues on Bass Islands

Bird BandingDr. James Marshall, of Rockford University, will band birds this summer while teaching at OSU Stone Lab. A schedule for his banding is posted below.  Dr. Marshall will be at Scheef East Point Preserve and the Middle Bass Island East Point Preserve.  Don’t miss this extra opportunity to see the birds up close during the breeding season. Please be respectful of the birds and the researchers.Bird Banding Lake Erie