2012-13 Eastern Great Lakes Ice Cover Shots


The information provided below is brought to you by the NWS office in Buffalo, NY.  All of these fantastic images have been accessed from the Naval Research Laboratory, MODIS Today, or NOAA CoastWatch.

The page tracks the seasonal development of ice cover on the eastern Great Lakes.  Meteorologists monitor ice conditions for several reason, most importantly to determine the potential contribution from the open waters of the Great Lakes for lake effect snow storms.

Hope you enjoy the pages! 


March 9, 2013
March 5, 2013
February 17, 2013
February 13, 2013
February 6, 2013
January 27, 2013
January 24, 2013


Local Climate Water & Weather Topics:
Current Hazards, Current Conditions, Radar, Satellite, Climate, Weather Safety, Contact Us

National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office Buffalo
587 Aero Drive
Buffalo, N.Y. 14225-1405
(716)565-0204 or
(716)565-0802 Climate and Forecast recordings

Page last modified: March 10, 2013
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities