Winter Ahead!

   2023 Forecast Image by Farmer’s Almanac

Winter is coming, there’s no doubt.  What it will deliver is anyone’s guess. Nonetheless, since weather is always on an islander’s mind, here’s the latest from our good friends at Farmer’s Almanac. Ponder and relish, or dread and worry–the choice is ours!

Lake Erie ice
“Oh my.”

West Winds Lower Lake Level

Strong west winds at 28mph push Lake Erie eastward and drop water levels around South Bass Island.  Harbor docks reveal naked timbers and even Alligator Reef between Gibraltar and Put-in-Bay surfaces to sea gulls’ delight.

Rough seas combined with an air temperature of 30.7°F put Miller Ferry schedules on alert mode.  Check with Miller Ferry for announcements, as wind forecasts for the weekend look problematic.