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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS61 KCLE

FZUS61 KCLE 211436
GLFLE

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
936 AM EST Thu Feb 21 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
Low pressure 29.60 inches over western Quebec will
move across Quebec this afternoon. High pressure 30.40 inches
will build east across Lake Erie tonight. The next much stronger
area of low pressure will move out of the Plains Saturday and
deepen to 28.90 inches as it reaches the central Great Lakes
Sunday. This system will pull a strong cold front across Lake Erie
early Sunday. High pressure 30.60 inches will build east across
the lake Monday.

LEZ162>165-212115-
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-
936 AM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. The lake is mostly ice covered.

TONIGHT
West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 knots or less becoming east.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night.

SUNDAY
West gales to 40 knots diminishing to 30 knots. Rain
showers likely during the day.

MONDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.



LEZ061-166>169-212115-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
936 AM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. The lake is mostly ice covered.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.

SATURDAY
East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night.

SUNDAY
Southwest gales to 40 knots becoming west. Rain showers
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
snow and rain showers Sunday night.

MONDAY
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.



LEZ161-212115-
MAFOR 2116/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11520 11610 13600 11700 11800 11100. Waves omitted
due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12530 11620 13600 11700 11800. Waves omitted due
to the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13530 11610 14600. Waves omitted due to the lake
being mostly ice covered.