National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS61 KCLE

FZUS61 KCLE 181954
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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
354 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

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 30.00 inches persists across the region through Sunday before a warm front lifts across the lake by Monday. Deepening low pressure 29.30 inches enters the northern Great Lakes Tuesday night and will drag a cold front east across Lake Erie on Wednesday.

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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
354 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

TONIGHT
East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Patchy fog through the early overnight, then areas of dense fog late. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY
Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots. Areas of dense fog early, then patchy fog late in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUESDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.


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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-Willowick to Geneva-on-the
Lake OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-Canadian border
354 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Patchy fog early, then areas of dense fog from late evening on. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 knots or less. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY
Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming east. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUESDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.


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Ripley to Buffalo NY extending from 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
354 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

TONIGHT
Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog early, then areas of dense fog late this evening. Widespread dense fog after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY
East winds less than 10 knots. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY
Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUESDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.


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MAFOR 1821/ ERIE WEST 1/3 13200 11204 12304 12200. Waves 1 foot or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11100 11200 19204 14204 11100 11200. Waves 1 foot or less.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11100 13104 11204 11104 11800 11200. Waves 1 foot or less.