628  
FZUS61 KCLE 220149  
GLFLE  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
949 PM EDT MON MAY 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 29.90 INCHES OVER THE MISSISSIPPI  
VALLEY WILL DRIFT EAST ACROSS LAKE ERIE TUESDAY, PULLING A WEAK  
COLD FRONT SOUTH BEHIND IT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.10 INCHES WILL  
BUILD EAST ACROSS THE LAKE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE  
29.60 INCHES WILL MOVE TO THE UPPER MIDWEST ON FRIDAY.  
 
LEZ162>165-220830-  
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-  
949 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.  
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO  
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ061-166>169-220830-  
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-  
949 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH.  
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FEET.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ161-220830-  
MAFOR 2203/  
ERIE WEST 1/3 11219 11309 11409 12500 11600 12700. WAVES 1 TO 3  
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING.  
 
ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11219 11419 11509 12500 11600 12700. WAVES 1 TO  
3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY  
EVENING.  
 
ERIE EAST 1/3 11219 11319 11409 11509 11500 12600 11700. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET  
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING.  
 

 
 
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