272  
FZUS61 KCLE 230750  
GLFLE  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
350 AM EDT TUE OCT 23 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 LAKE HURON WILL MOVE  
ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TODAY PULLING A COLD FRONT ACROSS  
LAKE ERIE. A TROUGH AVERAGING 30.20 INCHES WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE  
EASTERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW TRACKS NORTHEAST  
ACROSS NEW ENGLAND. HIGH PRESSURE 30.40 INCHES WILL BUILD SLOWLY  
EAST OVER THE LAKES WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY, BEFORE  
MOVING NORTH INTO QUEBEC. LOW PRESSURE TRACKING NORTH UP THE EAST  
COAST WILL DEEPEN TO 29.50 INCHES AS IT REACHES NEW YORK SATURDAY  
NIGHT.  
 
LEZ162-231430-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-  
350 AM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY  
NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
LEZ163-164-231430-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-  
350 AM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 2 TO  
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET, THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES  
2 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO  
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY  
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
LEZ061-165>169-231430-  
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-  
350 AM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS LATE THIS MORNING.  
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY  
AROUND 9 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES  
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 2 FEET  
OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
LEZ161-231430-  
MAFOR 2309/  
ERIE WEST 1/3 11620 12730 14720 11820. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING  
TO 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT.  
 
ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11620 11630 12730 14720. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET  
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET TODAY.  
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.  
 
ERIE EAST 1/3 11510 11520 11630 13730 12720. A CHANCE OF  
WATERSPOUTS TODAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4  
FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET  
TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.  
 

 
 
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