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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
945 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

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 cold front will push across Lake Erie Friday
morning. Low pressure 29.50 inches will develop on the front as it
crosses the Appalachians and heads off the east coast. Arctic
high pressure 30.70 inches will move across the Ohio Valley over
the weekend. Weak low pressure 30.20 inches will cross the lower
lakes on Monday and a weak trough of low pressure 30.30 inches
will linger over the eastern Great Lakes on Tuesday.

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
945 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Rain and
freezing rain in the morning, then freezing rain and snow in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots. Snow likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow overnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in the
morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
945 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Rain and
freezing rain in the morning, then snow, freezing rain and rain
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots. Snow and freezing rain
in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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MAFOR 1204/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11416 11516 11716 11726 14837. Waves omitted due to
the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12416 11616 11726 11830 13837. Waves omitted due
to the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11426 12416 11616 11726 11826 11827 11837. A chance
of snow Friday afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight and Friday.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Friday evening. Wave
heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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