960  
FZUS61 KCLE 272030  
GLFLE  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
330 PM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
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 29.10 INCHES OVER SOUTHWEST QUEBEC SHOULD DRIFT  
NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD THE MOUTH OF THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER THROUGH  
SATURDAY AND WEAKEN TO 29.70 INCHES. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE  
AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES WILL REMAIN OVER LAKE ERIE THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES BUILDS OVER THE  
LAKE FROM THE WEST SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY. ON MONDAY, A  
COLD FRONT SHOULD SWEEP EASTWARD OVER LAKE ERIE, WITH THE FRONT  
SETTLING JUST EAST AND SOUTH OF THE LAKE BY TUESDAY. ON TUESDAY,  
LOW PRESSURE OF ABOUT 29.60 INCHES SHOULD MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ALONG  
THE FRONT AND AFFECT LAKE ERIE.  
 
LEZ162>164-280315-  
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-  
330 PM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
 
   
..LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.  
FREEZING SPRAY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.  
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY  
AROUND 9 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW  
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET  
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.  
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET  
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. RAIN  
DURING THE DAY, THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
LEZ165-280315-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-  
330 PM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.  
FREEZING SPRAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO  
10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND  
13 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND  
9 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.  
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO  
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES  
3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.  
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. RAIN  
DURING THE DAY, THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
LEZ061-166>169-280315-  
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-  
330 PM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.  
FREEZING SPRAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO  
14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND  
18 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO  
10 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 13 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.  
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO  
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE  
MORNING. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO  
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO  
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO  
15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN  
DURING THE DAY, THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.  
 

 
 
LEZ161-280315-  
MAFOR 2722/  
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11651 11650 11640 13630  
12631. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET, AND  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 13 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET, AND  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET FRIDAY.  
 
ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12651 11641 14630  
11631. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12  
FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET  
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET  
FRIDAY.  
 
ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13651 11641 12640 11641  
11647. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET, AND  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET, AND  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 13 FEET FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
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