The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) puts out weekly bulletins that forecast the possibility of Microcystis blooms in western Lake Erie.  These bulletins help depict the movements of toxic cyanobacteria and harmful algae blooms (HABs).


Current Bulletin

There is a Lake Erie HAB Bulletin E-Mail Sign Up where bulletins will be sent to your e-mail directly.

You may also view the HAB bulletin archive which contains bulletins from 2009 to the present.

The NOAA may be contacted at  For more information, please visit