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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
409 AM 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 of low pressure 29.90 inches will linger over
the eastern great lakes today. High pressure 30.20 inches will
slide across the Ohio Valley tonight. Low pressure 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 Ohio 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-
409 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet, subsiding to 3
to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. 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 northwest to
30 knots. Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the
day, then a chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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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-
409 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance of
rain. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales late Saturday. Rain showers. Also
a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of 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. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1610/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12640 12730 11720 11820 11810 11800. Waves 5 to 8
feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet
today. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12640 13740 11730 11820 11810. A chance of rain
this afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet today. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11630 12640 12740 11730 11720 11710. A chance of
rain today. Waves 6 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
today. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet...and
occasionally around 10 feet tonight.

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