During the Great Lakes season the U.S. National Ice Center and Canadian Ice Service in cooperation produce a seasonal outlook, 30 day outlooks, and a seasonal summary. The outlooks provide detailed ice condition information for various regions in the Great Lakes and the seasonal summary gives a recap and comparison of the Great Lakes ice season.
In cooperation with NAIS forecasts, an outlook, and seasonal summary are produced in support of the Great Lakes ice season. These documents provide ice and environmental information that are broken out through main areas throughout the Great Lakes region. The documents produced are as follow:
Daily text description of current and near-term ice conditions in the Great Lakes. Jointly produced by USNIC (Lake Michigan) and CIS (Lakes Superior, Huron, Erie, and Ontario).