Sunrise over land and water

The Boy Scout motto "Be Prepared!" applies to a visit to one of your national parks and Perry’s Victory is no exception. Good planning and preparation will make your visit enjoyable and rewarding.

Summer months can be extremely hot and humid, with occasional and sudden severe thunderstorms.

Fall and spring are pleasant with cool temperatures and brisk winds.

During the Winter the Memorial and Visitor Center are closed.

For the most current weather forecast visit these sites:

National Weather Service

The Weather Channel

The Weather Underground

If boating on the Lake be aware that because of Lake Erie's Western Basin is shallow and storms can pick up quickly.

If you have traveled to the island by ferry you will want to check their websites, Facebook or Twitter for changes in schedule due to weather.

Miller Boat Line


If you want to see current satellite images of the lake you will want to visit the NOAA CoastWatch page.

Last updated: October 16, 2015

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 549
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456


(419) 285-2184 x1237

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