South Bass Island Lighthouse weather station recorded a mild temperature of 39.7°F at 3pm. Out on Lake Erie, fishermen and water fowl absorbed the bright sunshine. The remainder of the week, according to NOAA, does not suggest anything like “wintry.”
National Weather Service Cleveland
338 PM EST Sun Dec 22 2019
SHORT TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT/…
A strong upper ridge over the central CONUS continues east for
Christmas Eve and Day and will support surface high pressure. This will keep the area dry. The main weather concern through the period will be a warm front that moves through the area by Wednesday. The forecast area will be in the warm sector for Christmas Day and temperatures will warm significantly. The recent trend in the medium range guidance is warmer with 850 mb temperatures trying to reach 10 degrees Celsius by midday Wednesday. With that, have slightly warmer temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the low to mid-50s for Wednesday.
Lake Erie Islands Conservancy continues to successfully promote the beautiful natural environment in Lake Erie’s Western Basin. Their winter newsletter addresses such incredible items as land donation, new geocaches, Clean Ohio Conservation Fund Grants, Wildlife Diversity Partners, island birding surprises, and Great Lakes Alliance developments. If you want an example of heroic and devoted community service, look no further than our very own Conservancy!
Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Limnos arrives in Put-in-Bay at 12:26pm on Thursday. It departs at 12:49pm, after appearing to take a sounding and sharing a brief communication with Miller Boat Line ferry, Islander, on VHF channels 16 and 8.
The vessel’s name originates from “limnology,” the study of inland waters with emphasis on biological, chemical, physical, and geological attributes, according to the CCG. It is Canada’s principal research ship in the Great Lakes. The 1968 ship is classified as “Mid Shore Science Vessel” and has Burlington, Ontario (Lake Ontario), as home port.