Rainy weekend: Ohio’s Lake Erie marine forecast Aug. 9-12

Lakeview Park at Lorain includes a wide beach, playground, concessions, rose garden and more. (Laura Johnston, RocktheLake)

Looking forward to a weekend on the water?

Bad news: Both Saturday and Sunday have a chance of thunderstorms. So better get out Friday, with partly cloudy skis and a high of 77 degrees. The rest of the weekend looks pretty windy, though waves won’t top 2 feet.

The water temperature is about 76 degrees throughout the lake.

Here’s your full look forecast:

Friday
North wind 5 to 8 knots. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 foot
 
Friday Night
East northeast wind 5 to 8 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot. Low of 71 degrees.
 
Saturday
North northeast wind 5 to 8 knots, increasing to 10 to 13 knots in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. Waves 1 to 2 feet. High of 77 degrres.
 
Saturday Night
Northeast wind 8 to 11 knots. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 2 foot. Low of 70 degrees.
 
Sunday
East northeast wind 9 to 12 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 2 feet. High of 77 degrees.
 
Sunday Night
Northeast wind 6 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Low of 71 degrees.
 
Monday
North northeast wind 6 to 8 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 foot. High of 78 degrees.
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