A NOAA marine broadcast at 314 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017, from the National Weather Service, indicates challenging conditions on Lake Erie for the end of this week.
MARINE... Light south winds will continue through the overnight. Winds turn to the Northeast Thursday as cold front moves across the lake. A Small Craft Advisory will be needed starting Thursday night as Northeast winds increase to 15 to 20 knots. Small Craft will likely be needed into Saturday as a northeast flow of 15 to 20 knots will continue through Friday night. Winds gradually diminish on Saturday as high pressure builds in and lingers through the weekend.