Cool, sunny summer solstice: Lake Erie marine forecast June 21-23

Lake Erie aerial view, June 19, 2019. (NOAA)

Summer officially starts Friday, with the summer solstice marking the longest day of the year. But it definitely won’t be the warmest, with a high of 64 degrees.

The Lake Erie temperature is 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service offshore forecast from Avon Point to Willowick.

Friday: Northwest wind 7 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet. High of 64.

Friday night: Variable winds 5 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot. Low of 60.

Saturday: Variable winds 5 knots or less. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 foot. High of 69.

Saturday night: Variable winds less than 5 knots becoming east-southeast around 6 knots in the evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 foot. Low of 62.

Sunday: South-southeast wind around 6 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less. High of 74.

Sunday night: South-southwest wind 5 to 9 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less. Low of 67.