It’s looking like a beautiful weekend, perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, paddleboarding and just about every other summer activity on Lake Erie. Water temperature is 73.9 degrees at the 5-mile Crib. Here’s your National Weather Service marine forecast for Avon Point to Willowick: Thursday: Southwest wind 6 to 9 knots becoming north-northwest 9 to 12…

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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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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 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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Time to get out on the sailboat. The weekend looks promising, with some wind and not too big of waves. The water temperature is 64 off Cleveland, so soon you may be able to swim without a wetsuit! See the full National Weather Service forecast, for Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: South wind 5 to…

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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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Happy Father’s Day! Sorry the weather won’t be in a celebratory mood. We’re looking at small craft advisory through 4 p.m. Friday, with gusts up to 35 knots and waves 4 to 7 feet. Saturday afternoon through Sunday are looking rainy, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s the marine forecast for Lake Erie, from…

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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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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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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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