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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
406 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Erie

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...A trough averaging 30.00 inches across the eastern
Great Lakes will weaken overnight as high pressure of 30.20
inches builds in from the west. This area of high pressure will
shift to the Mid-Atlantic coast by Friday night. Low pressure of
29.40 inches over the Plains states will deepen significantly to
29.00 inches as it crosses the eastern Great Lakes Saturday night
and over Quebec on Sunday. The associated cold front will sweep
across Lake Erie Saturday evening. High pressure 30.20 inches will
cross the Tennessee Valley on Monday.

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Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
406 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely in the
evening, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Rain showers in
the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
406 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A slight chance of rain showers
late this evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then rain showers with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain showers. Waves 7 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1622/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12720 11810 11800 11200 11400 12410. Waves 3 to 5
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less
Friday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12730 11720 11810 11800 11300 11400 11410. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet...and occasionally around 10
feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Friday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12730 11720 11710 11810 11800 11600 11500. Waves 5
to 9 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet...and occasionally around 11
feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Friday.

$$



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