140  
FZUS61 KCLE 182004  
GLFLE  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
404 PM EDT WED JUL 18 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
 
HIGH PRESSURE 30.10 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT  
LAKES WILL SHIFT TO NEW ENGLAND ON THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE 29.60  
INCHES WILL MOVE OVER WISCONSIN ON FRIDAY AND THEN SOUTHEAST TO  
OHIO BY SUNDAY MORNING. THE LOW WILL MOVE LITTLE ON SUNDAY. THE  
LOW WILL THEN BECOME ABSORBED BY A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE  
SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES ON MONDAY WITH A TROUGH EXTENDING NORTH  
AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES.  
 
LEZ162>165-190215-  
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-  
404 PM EDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.  
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO  
3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO  
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES  
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ061-166>169-190215-  
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-  
404 PM EDT WED JUL 18 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST.  
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO  
6 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING  
THE DAY, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY  
NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY, THEN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ161-190215-  
MAFOR 1821/  
ERIE WEST 1/3 13200 14300 11200. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 
ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12800 11100 11200 13300 11200. WAVES 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.  
 
ERIE EAST 1/3 12700 11600 14400 11100. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
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