The return of summer! 80 and sunny in the Ohio Lake Erie weekend forecast

Open water swimmers are still at it. (Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer)

If last weekend brought a taste of fall, this weekend’s giving you a throwback to summer.

On the Ohio waters of lake Erie, we’re looking at mostly sunny, 80 degrees, light winds and waves around a foot. Perfect for a September boat ride, paddle or even a swim. Offshore, the lake temperature is about 70 degrees.

Take a look, from the National Weather Service forecast from Avon Point to Willowick.
 
Friday: Southeast wind around 6 knots becoming variable and less than 5 knots in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Waves around 1 foot. High of 80 degrees.
 
Friday night: Variable winds 5 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot. Low of 70 degrees.
 
Saturday: Variable winds less than 5 knots becoming East-northeast around 6 knots in the morning. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 foot. High of 79.
 
Saturday night: East-northeast winds 6 to 8 knots becoming east after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 1 foot. Low of 70.
 
Sunday: East wind around 6 knots. Sunny. Waves around 1 foot. High of 80.
 
Sunday night: East wind around 9 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot. Low of 70.
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