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Hurricane Symbol Storm Special! View the latest observations near Atlantic Tropical Storm Sebastien.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS61 KCLE

FZUS61 KCLE 221139
GLFLE

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
639 AM EST Fri Nov 22 2019

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 30.30 inches will build across Ohio through early
Saturday. Low pressure will deepen to 29.80 inches over the
Tennessee Valley on Saturday afternoon will move northeast to the
upper Ohio Valley on Saturday night then off the East Coast by
Sunday. High pressure 30.00 inches across the southeast and east
coast states will extend west to the eastern Great Lakes Monday
and Tuesday. A cold front from the midwest will be nearing the
western basin late Tuesday night.

LEZ162-221515-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
639 AM EST Fri Nov 22 2019

TODAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Waves 1 foot or less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Light and variable winds becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

TUESDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain during
the day, then rain likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.



LEZ163-164-221515-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
639 AM EST Fri Nov 22 2019

TODAY
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

TUESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.



LEZ165>168-221515-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
639 AM EST Fri Nov 22 2019

TODAY
Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. A slight chance of rain this morning. Waves 9 to
12 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.



LEZ061-169-221515-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
639 AM EST Fri Nov 22 2019

TODAY
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A slight
chance of rain this morning. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding to
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.



LEZ161-221515-
MAFOR 2213 AMD/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13720 11710 12600 11500. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet today.
Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12730 12720 11610 11600 11510. Waves 6 to 10
feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet
today. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12630 11730 11720 11620 12610. Waves 7 to 11 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 14 feet today.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet tonight.