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569
FZUS61 KCLE 230146
GLFLE

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
946 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

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...A warm front will move northeast across Lake Erie
overnight as low pressure 29.60 inches moves onto Lake Superior.
The low will continue across Ontario into Quebec Thursday dragging
a trailing cold front across the lake. A ridge averaging 30.20
inches will move east across the lake Friday. A warm front will
follow Friday night. A cold front will drop southeast across the
lake Saturday night. High pressure 30.00 inches will move east
across the central Great Lakes Sunday. A warm front will approach
from the south on Monday.

LEZ162-163-230845-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
946 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ164>167-230845-
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-
946 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then
showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms late in the
morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
and thunderstorms likely during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the
day. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-230845-
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-
946 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
late this evening. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then
showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms late in the
morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers and
thunderstorms likely during the day, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-230845-
MAFOR 2303/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12400 11410 11516 11520 11620 12610. A chance of
thunderstorms Thursday. Waves 2 feet or less overnight. Waves 1
to 3 feet Thursday and Thursday evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12400 11410 11516 12520 11620 11610. A chance of
thunderstorms Thursday. Waves 1 to 2 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 3 to 5 feet Thursday. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet Thursday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11400 12410 11510 11526 11520 12620. A chance of
thunderstorms Thursday. Waves 1 to 2 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 3 to 5 feet Thursday. Waves 3 to 5 feet Thursday
evening.

$$



000
FZUS51 KCLE 230147
NSHCLE

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
947 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

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.

LEZ142-143-230830-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
947 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Sunny in
the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Saturday through Monday.

The water temperature off Toledo is 60 degrees, off Cleveland 54
degrees and off Erie 54 degrees.

$$

LEZ144>147-230830-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-
the Lake OH-
947 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Saturday through Monday.

The water temperature off Toledo is 60 degrees, off Cleveland 54
degrees and off Erie 54 degrees.

$$

LEZ148-149-230830-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
947 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy late
this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Saturday through Monday.

The water temperature off Toledo is 60 degrees, off Cleveland 54
degrees and off Erie 54 degrees.

$$


000
WHUS71 KCLE 210404
MWWCLE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1204 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019


LEZ145>149-210515-
/O.EXP.KCLE.SC.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-190521T0400Z/
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-
the Lake OH-Lake Erie nearshore waters from Geneva-on-the-
Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
1204 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

Winds and waves have decreased so the small craft advisory has
been allowed to expire.

$$


000
FZUS51 KCLE 230131
SRFCLE

Surf Zone and Beach Forecast
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

OHZ003-230915-
Lucas-
Including the beaches of Maumee Bay State Park
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming
mostly sunny. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms early in the
afternoon.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 15 to 20 mph, becoming west.
WAVE HEIGHTS........2 feet or less.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the upper 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............6:06 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:53 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Low risk. A low risk of swimming hazards
implies that large waves and dangerous currents
are not expected.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 10 mph or
less, becoming southeast. Waves 1 foot or less. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming west.
Waves 2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds under 10 mph. Waves 1 foot or less. Low
swimming risk.

$$

OHZ007-230915-
Ottawa-
Including the beaches of East Harbor
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming
mostly sunny. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms early in the
afternoon.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the lower 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 15 to 20 mph, becoming west.
WAVE HEIGHTS........2 feet or less.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the mid 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............6:06 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:52 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Low risk. A low risk of swimming hazards
implies that large waves and dangerous currents
are not expected.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to
10 mph, becoming east. Waves 1 foot or less. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 15 to
20 mph. Waves 2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 10 mph or less. Waves 1 foot or less. Low
swimming risk.

$$

OHZ009-230915-
Erie-
Including the beaches of Kelleys Island
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly sunny. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms early in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms late.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 15 to 20 mph, becoming west.
WAVE HEIGHTS........1 to 3 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the mid 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............6:04 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:50 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Low risk. A low risk of swimming hazards
implies that large waves and dangerous currents
are not expected.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to
10 mph, becoming northeast. Waves 1 foot or less. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to
20 mph. Waves 2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 10 mph or less, becoming northwest. Waves
1 foot or less. Low swimming risk.

$$

OHZ010-230915-
Lorain-
Including the beaches of Lakeview Park Beach
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms late in the morning.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the upper 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 15 to 20 mph, becoming west.
WAVE HEIGHTS........1 to 3 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the mid 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............6:03 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:48 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Low risk. A low risk of swimming hazards
implies that large waves and dangerous currents
are not expected.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds
10 mph or less, becoming north. Waves 1 foot or less. Low swimming
risk.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Low
swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest. Waves
1 foot or less. Low swimming risk.

$$

OHZ011-230915-
Cuyahoga-
Including the beaches of Huntington Beach, Edgewater Park,
and Euclid Beach
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms late in the morning.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the upper 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 15 to 20
mph.
WAVE HEIGHTS........1 to 3 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the mid 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............6:01 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:47 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Low risk. A low risk of swimming hazards
implies that large waves and dangerous currents
are not expected.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds under
10 mph. Waves 2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Low
swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 10 mph or less, becoming northwest. Waves
1 to 2 feet. Low swimming risk.

$$

OHZ012-230915-
Lake-
Including the beaches of Headlands Beach and Fairport Harbor
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms late in the morning.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 15 to 20
mph.
WAVE HEIGHTS........2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the mid 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............5:58 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:45 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Moderate risk. A moderate risk of swimming
hazards implies that large waves and dangerous
currents are possible. Stay away from areas
like piers...breakwalls...and river mouths
where dangerous currents are possible. Always
have a flotation device with you in the water.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
10 mph or less. Waves 2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet. Low swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 10 mph or less, becoming northwest. Waves
1 to 2 feet. Low swimming risk.

$$

OHZ089-230915-
Ashtabula Lakeshore-
Including the beaches of Lakeshore Park and Conneaut
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms during the late
morning and early afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20
mph.
WAVE HEIGHTS........2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the lower 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............5:56 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:44 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Moderate risk. A moderate risk of swimming
hazards implies that large waves and dangerous
currents are possible. Stay away from areas
like piers...breakwalls...and river mouths
where dangerous currents are possible. Always
have a flotation device with you in the water.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwest. Waves
1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet. Low swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest. Waves
1 to 2 feet. Low swimming risk.

$$

PAZ001-230915-
Northern Erie-
Including the beaches of Presque Isle
931 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms during the late
morning and early afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 70s.
BEACH WINDS.........South 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwest 15 to 20
mph.
WAVE HEIGHTS........2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
WATER TEMPERATURE...In the lower 50s.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - High.
SUNRISE.............5:53 AM EDT.
SUNSET..............8:42 PM EDT.
SWIMMING RISK.......Moderate risk. A moderate risk of swimming
hazards implies that large waves and dangerous
currents are possible. Stay away from areas
like piers...breakwalls...and river mouths
where dangerous currents are possible. Always
have a flotation device with you in the water.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph, becoming west. Waves 2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in
the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwest. Waves
2 feet or less. Low swimming risk.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Waves 2 feet or less. Low
swimming risk.

$$