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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS61 KCLE

FZUS61 KCLE 270829
GLFLE

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
329 AM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Erie

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

SYNOPSIS

High pressure 30.50 inches heads to the mid Atlantic coast today.
A cold front passes west to east across Lake Erie tonight. A ridge
averaging 30.40 inches follows behind the cold front for Saturday
and Sunday. Low pressure 29.90 inches crosses the lake Sunday,
followed by a ridge averaging 30.20 inches early next week.

LEZ162>164-271515-
Detroit River Lt. to Maumee Bay OH to Reno Beach OH beyond 5NM
offshoreline to US-Canadian border-
Reno Beach to The Islands OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
The Islands to Vermilion OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
329 AM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

TODAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A slight chance of snow showers early this afternoon. A
slight chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle late. The lake
is mostly ice covered.

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A
slight chance of freezing drizzle and snow showers early, then a
slight chance of snow showers from late evening on.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 15 knots.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.



LEZ165-166-271515-
Vermilion to Avon Point OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
Avon Point to Willowick OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
329 AM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

TODAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Freezing
spray through early afternoon. A slight chance of snow showers
early this afternoon. A chance of snow showers with a slight
chance of freezing drizzle late. Waves in ice free areas 3 to
6 feet.

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers with a slight chance of freezing drizzle
early, then a chance of snow showers from late evening on.
Freezing spray late. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the morning. Freezing spray. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Freezing spray. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Freezing spray during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.



LEZ061-167>169-271515-
Ripley to Buffalo NY extending from 5NM off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-Willowick to Geneva-on-the-
Lake OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-Canadian border-Geneva-on-
the-Lake to Conneaut OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
Conneaut OH to Ripley NY beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
329 AM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

TODAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Freezing spray through early afternoon. A slight chance of snow
showers early this afternoon. A chance of snow showers late.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers with a slight chance of freezing drizzle
early, then snow showers likely late in the evening. A chance of
snow showers after midnight. Freezing spray late. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of snow showers in the morning. Freezing spray. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Freezing spray. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Freezing spray during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
2 feet or less.



LEZ161-271515-
MAFOR 2710/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11420 11520 12530 11520 11510 11610 11720. A chance
of snow showers tonight. Waves omitted due to the lake being
mostly ice covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11430 12530 11531 12530 11620 11720. A chance of
snow showers this afternoon and tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet today.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally
around 9 feet tonight. Wave heights are for ice free areas.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11530 11430 13530 11537 11637 11720. Waves 3 to 6
feet building to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet
today. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, and
occasionally around 9 feet tonight.