430  
FZUS61 KCLE 212001  
GLFLE  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
401 PM EDT TUE AUG 21 2018  
 
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 OF 29.60 INCHES OVER SOUTHERN ONTARIO WILL  
CONTINUE NORTHEAST INTO CANADA THIS EVENING, PULLING A COLD FRONT  
SOUTH ACROSS LAKE ERIE. A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES WILL  
LINGER ACROSS THE EASTERN LAKES WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE 30.20  
INCHES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THURSDAY AND WILL BE CENTERED OVER  
PENNSYLVANIA BY FRIDAY MORNING. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHEAST  
ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY.  
 
LEZ162>164-220230-  
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-  
401 PM EDT TUE AUG 21 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.  
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.  
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO  
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ061-165>169-220230-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-  
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-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-  
401 PM EDT TUE AUG 21 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.  
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO  
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT.  
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING  
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO  
3 FEET.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ161-220230-  
MAFOR 2121/  
ERIE WEST 1/3 11620 15720 11720. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4  
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY.  
 
ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11539 11620 15720. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.  
 
ERIE EAST 1/3 12529 11630 12620 13720. CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6  
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET  
WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
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