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NWS Forecast

FZUS61 KCLE 111453
GLFLE

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
953 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS..HIGH PRESSURE 30.40 INCHES OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY BY THIS EVENING AND THE
SOUTHEAST STATES ON FRIDAY. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND LAKE ERIE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A
LARGE AREA OF ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE 30.70 INCHES WILL SLIDE ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND AND MOVE OFF THE EAST COAST BY
MONDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY.

LEZ162>164-112130-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION-
953 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS AFTERNOON
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF FLURRIES THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.



LEZ061-165>169-112130-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
953 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 8
FEET.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.



LEZ161-112130-
MAFOR 1116/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11720 13620 14520. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
FRIDAY MORNING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12730 14620 11620 11530. FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY MORNING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12730 14620 11527 11537. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.