Marine Forecasts

Heat wave! Lake Erie marine forecast July 19-21

Ohio’s having a heat wave. And Lake Erie is the best place to cool off. The air temperature is forecast to be at least five degrees cooler on the lake, from Avon Point to Willowick. And the water Thursday was 76 degrees at the Cleveland Crib. Here’s the full open-water forecast from the National Weather…

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Ready, set, sail! Lake Erie marine forecast July 11-14

Wind is in the weekend forecast for Lake Erie! Sun is also predicted after Thursday, with perfect temperatures for sunning and sailing. Or for checking out the Tall Ships Cleveland festival. The water temperature off Toledo is 76 degrees, and off Erie 70 degrees. See the full National Weather Service offshore marine forecast, from Avon…

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Happy Fourth of July! Lake Erie marine forecast July 4-7

Happy Independence Day, all! hop you get a chance to get out on the lake this weekend! Independence Day: Variable winds 5 knots or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Waves 1 foot or less. High of 82. Thursday night: Variable winds 5 knots or less. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly…

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

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.…

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Hello, summer! Lake Erie marine forecast June 7-9

The kids are out of school, and it feels like summer, with a weekend forecast of sun and highs in the 70s. The water temperature off Toledo is 65 degrees, off Cleveland 60 degrees and off Erie 62 degrees. Friday: Northeast wind 7 to 10 knots increasing to 12 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Sunny.…

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Lake Erie marine forecast May 30-June 2

This weekend comes with a chance of showers, so hopefully you can dodge them on your boat. The water temperature off Toledo is 64 degrees, off Cleveland 56 degrees and off Erie 58 degrees. And the air temperature out on the lake will be in the 60s. See the National Weather Service forecast from Avon Point…

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Summer kickoff! Lake Erie marine forecast for Memorial Day weekend

Launch your boat and break out your swimsuit. It’s Memorial Day weekend on Lake Erie! Unfortunately, the forecast calls for showers, and temperatures are not really swimsuit worthy. Neither is the water temperature — 60 degrees off Toledo and 55 off Cleveland. Friday: North-northwest wind 5 to 7 knots becoming variable and less than 5…

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Lake Erie marine forecast May 17-19

One week until the kickoff of summer, over Memorial Day weekend. And it’s getting warmer! The water temperature off Toledo is 53 degrees, off Cleveland 51 and off Erie 48. See the full National Weather Service marine forecast from Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: West-southwest wind 8 to 12 knots becoming north-northwest in the afternoon.…

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