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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
953 AM EST Wed Nov 15 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...Low pressure 29.40 inches will track across the
northern Great Lakes and pull a cold front across Lake Erie
this evening and tonight. High pressure 30.30 inches will briefly
build east across the lakes Thursday into Friday. Low pressure
29.20 inches will cross the lakes Friday night and Saturday and
deepen to 28.90 inches with the associated cold front crossing
Lake Erie late Saturday. High pressure 30.20 inches will begin to
build toward the Ohio Valley on Sunday.

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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-
953 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
late this morning, then showers this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
likely early, then a chance of showers late in the evening. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northeast and diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms Friday night. Waves
1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales.
Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of flurries during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-165>169-152115-
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-
953 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
early this afternoon. Showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds to 30 knots becoming west. Showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Waves 5 to
9 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the
evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms Friday
night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain showers with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then rain showers likely with a
chance of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building
to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1516/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11420 11426 11536 11530 14630. A chance of showers
this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet
tonight and Thursday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11420 11426 11446 11546 12630 12640. A chance of
showers overnight and Thursday morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
tonight. Waves 7 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
Thursday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12420 11436 11446 11546 12630 11640. A chance of
showers Thursday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5
feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 10 feet...
and occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 7 to 10 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet Thursday morning.

$$



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