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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS61 KCLE

FZUS61 KCLE 172007
GLFLE

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
307 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

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 30.75 inches will push east of the Lower
Great Lakes region tonight.  Low pressure 29.40 inches will move
into the Upper Great Lakes Saturday afternoon.  This deepening storm
system will push a warm front across Lake Erie quickly followed by a
cold front Saturday night.  A surface trough of low pressure will
move across the lake Sunday night.  High pressure 30.60 inches will
build over the region on Tuesday.

LEZ162>165-180330-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
307 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow late this evening. Snow after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Rain,
snow with a slight chance of freezing rain in the morning, then
rain likely with a chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West gales to 35 knots. A chance of rain in the
evening. Freezing spray overnight. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.

SUNDAY
West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of snow in the morning. Freezing spray. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Freezing spray in the evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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



LEZ166-180330-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
307 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow late this evening. Snow after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Snow
early, then rain and snow. Rain likely late. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest gales to 35 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow in the evening, then a chance of snow
overnight. Freezing spray overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.

SUNDAY
West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Freezing spray. A chance of snow in the morning, then a chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to
6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.



LEZ061-167>169-180330-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
307 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow after midnight. Snow late. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Snow early, then snow and rain. Rain likely with a
chance of snow late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest gales to 35 knots becoming west. Rain
likely with a chance of snow in the evening, then snow likely
with rain overnight. Waves 10 to 14 feet building to 11 to
15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.

SUNDAY
West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. Snow in
the morning, then snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 10 to
14 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.



LEZ161-180330-
MAFOR 1722/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11210 11310 12327 11337
11437 11447 11546. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12210 11310 11327
12337 11447 11546. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet, and
occasionally around 13 feet Saturday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12200 11210 11310 11327 11337 12447. Waves 1 to 3
feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Saturday.



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