For weeks now Manitoba Hydro has been threatening to shut off our electrical power on the 10th of October from 8:00am to about 2pm. Businesses have been upset, as it is the last long weekend before the end of the season, but Manitoba Hydro could not be moved – they Read more…
For tonight there has been a Green-thumb alert, a frost warning, for parts of Manitoba. This will probably not affect the beaches area due to warmth from the Lake, but if you have sensitive plants you might want to prepare none the less.
The mosquito Culex tarsalis that can carry the West Nile Virus is getting closer to the Eastern Beaches Area. The first mosquitos of the species have been found as close as Selkirk and Beausejour.
August and early September are the perfect time to go to Manitoba's Beaches! Weather is warm, mid to upper 80s, it is the sunniest time of year and the mosquitos have quieted down. Enjoy the summer by renting a cottage for a week.
The fact that mosquito traps caught a few more just proves that they are there and they are here to stay. Nobody seriously believes that we will ever be able to get rid of mosquitoes in Manitoba. So don't hope that all the spraying in the World will rid us of: Culex tarsalis or West Nile Virus.
I told him that I was currently travelling in Germany and the call was being forwarded, but I was pretty sure that the park had picnic fascilities and fire pits. None the less, I just checked it up on the Web. Patricia Beach Provincial Park has fire pits!
The Weather for the Beaches along the eastern shore of Lake Winnipeg can be totally different - Even though the Beaches are only about 60 miles north of Winnipeg
Though it can be sunny at the Beaches the weather forcast for Southern Manitoba will predict rain. I wish Environment Canada would discover the area from Patricia Beach to Victoria Beach. Not even Grand Beach gets mentioned in 99% of the weather forecasts! A good place to check the current weather is our Eastern Beaches Website. We have a link there that displays the current weather for the Beaches Area of Manitoba.