Sun rise on Lake Erie on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Laura Johnston, RocktheLake)

A rainy warm-up is on its way for the pre-Christmas weekend.

The water temperature off Cleveland is 39 

See the full National Weather Service Forecast, from Avon Point to Willowick. 

Thursday: South-southeast wind 6 to 10 knots. A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Waves around 1 foot. High of 47 degrees.

Thursday night: Variable winds less than 5 knots becoming north 8 to 13 knots in the evening. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.

Friday: North-northwest wind 15 to 18 knots increasing to 19 to 22 knots in the afternoon. Rain. Waves 2 feet building to 6 feet. Low of 39. 

Friday night: Northwest wind around 26 knots, with gusts as high as 32 knots. Snow. Waves around 7 feet. High of 42.

Saturday: West-northwest wind 21 to 26 knots becoming west 13 to 18 knots. Winds could gust as high as 32 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 feet, subsiding to 4 feet.  High of 36.

Saturday night: West-southwest wind around 14 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 3 feet. Low of 32.

Sunday: West-southwest wind 12 to 14 knots. A chance of snow. Waves around 3 feet. High of 38.