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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS61 KCLE

FZUS61 KCLE 211330
GLFLE

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
930 AM EDT Thu Oct 21 2021

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 29.80 inches over northern lower Michigan will move
east to southern Ontario by this evening. The low will force a
cold front east across Lake Erie this afternoon. A second weaker
cold front will move south across the lake tonight. High pressure
30.10 inches will build into the Central Great Lakes Friday night
followed by a weak trough averaging 30.00 inches passing north of
Lake Erie Saturday. High pressure 30.20 inches will strengthen
over Ontario Saturday as low pressure 29.80 inches approaches
from the central Great Plains Monday.

LEZ162>164-212015-
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-
930 AM EDT Thu Oct 21 2021

REST OF TODAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Showers likely with a slight chance of
thunderstorms late this morning, then a chance of showers this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

TONIGHT
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of showers late in
the evening. A chance of showers after midnight, then a slight
chance of showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Waves 1 foot or less.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Showers. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 6 feet.

MONDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Monday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



LEZ165>167-212015-
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-
930 AM EDT Thu Oct 21 2021

REST OF TODAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms late this
morning, then showers early this afternoon. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

TONIGHT
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers through the
early overnight, then a slight chance of showers late. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less.

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

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers during the day,
then showers likely Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 3 to 6 feet.

MONDAY
East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Monday night.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



LEZ061-168-169-212015-
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-
930 AM EDT Thu Oct 21 2021

REST OF TODAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers late this morning, then showers early this afternoon.
Showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 3 to
6 feet.

TONIGHT
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms early, then a chance of showers. Waves
6 to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY
East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



LEZ161-212015-
MAFOR 2115/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11526 11530 12640 11730 11720 11820 11810. Waves 3
to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet
this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet Friday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11526 11536 12640 11730 12720 11810. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet
this afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet Friday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12526 11536 11640 11630 12720 11810. Waves 3 to 6
feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 10 feet,
then subsiding to 4 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet Friday
morning.