353  
FZUS61 KCLE 141437  
GLFLE  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
1037 AM EDT FRI AUG 14 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
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.30 INCHES REMAINS CENTERED OVER WESTERN  
QUEBEC TODAY AND WILL EXTEND A RIDGE ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT  
LAKES. THIS HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS NEW  
ENGLAND THIS WEEKEND AS A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.80 INCHES ALONG A  
COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY. THIS  
COLD FRONT SHOULD SWEEP EAST ACROSS LAKE ERIE ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY  
NIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT, A LINGERING TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN  
GREAT LAKES WILL WEAKEN GRADUALLY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE  
AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES APPROACHES FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST.  
 
LEZ162-163-142030-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-  
1037 AM EDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO  
20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE.  
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO  
2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 FOOT  
OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 FOOT  
OR LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ164>167-142030-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-  
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-  
1037 AM EDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES  
3 TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR  
LESS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ061-168-169-142030-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-  
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-  
1037 AM EDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO  
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES  
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES  
AROUND 1 FOOT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
LEZ161-142030-  
MAFOR 1415/  
ERIE WEST 1/3 11210 12120 12220 11210 12200. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY  
MORNING.  
 
ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11210 13120 12220 12210. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING  
TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.  
 
ERIE EAST 1/3 13110 11120 12220 12210. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
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