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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
355 PM EST Sat Nov 18 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 29.20 inches over northern Indiana will
deepen to 29.00 inches as it moves northeast across Lake Erie to
northern New York by Sunday morning. Sunday high pressure 30.30
over Texas will build northeast into the lower Ohio Valley by
Monday morning. The high will move off the mid Atlantic Coast
Monday night and allow a cold front to cross Lake Erie Tuesday
afternoon and evening. High pressure 30.20 inches will build
across the lake Wednesday and Thursday.

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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-
355 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 10 to 20 knots early turning northwest
and increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain showers with a chance of
thunderstorms this evening, then a chance of rain showers after
midnight. A slight chance of rain showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

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-
355 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots this
evening. Winds becoming northwest and increasing to 35 to 40 knot
gales after midnight. Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms
this evening, then rain showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 30 knots. Rain showers likely early, then a chance
of rain showers from late morning on. Waves 9 to 13 feet
subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening. Waves
7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers in the morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers Tuesday night. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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MAFOR 1822/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11746 12756 11750 12740
12640. A chance of thunderstorms this evening,...then a chance of
rain showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 8 to 11
feet...and occasionally around 14 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 10
feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
Sunday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11546 14756 11750
11650 11640. A chance of thunderstorms this evening. A chance of
rain showers Sunday. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 10 to 13
feet...and occasionally around 16 feet tonight. Waves 8 to 12
feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 15 feet
Sunday.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11426 11646 11656 13756
11656 11640. A chance of thunderstorms this evening. Waves 3 to 6
feet building to 9 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet
tonight. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet...and
occasionally around 16 feet Sunday.

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