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GLOS Boaters' Forecast Tool for the Great Lakes
Entry ID: GLOSBoaterGuide

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Summary
Abstract: The Boaters Forecast Tool provides recreational boaters information on lake and river conditions to help them determine if it is a good boating day. The easy to use, web-based format was customized to address information needs specific to boaters in the Great Lakes, including information on marina and boat launch locations. The locations covered include Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, ... View entire text

Purpose: Get Alerts About Changing Conditions
Stay updated on changing conditions for your locations

Save the locations where you frequently boat:

- Marinas
- Boat ramps
- Other points along the river

Check the forecast conditions for location before you go boating:

- Water depth
- Current speed

Sign up to get alerts informing you of changes in conditions:

- Set up your specific alert criteria (e.g. "water depth drops below 5 feet here" or "current speed rises above 1 ft/s here")
- Get text messages
- Get emails
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >WEB-BASED Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HYDROLOGICAL ADVISORIES Parameter Definition

Quality Please note: this tool is displaying predictions from hydrodynamic models; the approximate values for the various parameters are produced using several data sources, as available, that may introduce inherent uncertainties outside of model control. Therefore, this information should NOT be used to determine values for precise locations (features < 30 meters or 100 ft, such as boulders) or at exact time periods.
Service Provider
IOOS > Integrated Ocean Observing System, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

Service Provider Personnel
Name: GREAT LAKES OBSERVING SYSTEM
Fax: 734-332-6120
Email: dmac at glos.us
Contact Address:
229 Nickels Arcade
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: Michigan
Postal Code: 48104
Country: USA
Personnel
GREAT LAKES OBSERVING SYSTEM
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Fax: 734-332-6120
Email: dmac at glos.us
Contact Address:
229 Nickels Arcade
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: Michigan
Postal Code: 48104
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2013-05-12
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-05-12
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Last Updated:  April 2014