Lake Erie is expected to reach 80% ice coverage by its peak in late February. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts a 47% freeze across all five Great Lakes, below the 55.7% long-term average but well above the 9.5% coverage in 2002, the lowest amount recorded since record keeping began in 1973. Lake Erie,…

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Lake Erie has been high for years. And if we get a wet spring, the lake could break its May 1986 high water level record, according to the latest forecast from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read all about it at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Taking one last sail for the season on Thanksgiving? The weather is looking sunny, at least, for a “crib-bean cruise.” And the long weekend has highs in the upper 40s, if you need to stretch your legs on the beach, after all that turkey.    The Lake Erie water temperature is 40 off Toledo and…

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Lake Erie has a small craft advisory today, but the weather is looking fantastic for the weekend. Not too hot, either! Thursday Northwest wind around 9 knots. Sunny. Waves around 2 feet. High of 75 degrees.   Thursday Night West-southwest winds 6 to 8 knots becoming south-southwest after midnight. Clear. Waves around 1 foot. Low…

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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…

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If you’re looking to get out your stand-up paddleboard or your boat this weekend, you may have to dodge some rain. Showers and thunderstorms are possible Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and temperatures will hover in the 50s. If you do head out, wear your lifejacket. Lake Erie temperatures off Cleveland are 46 degrees. But no…

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