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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
951 PM EDT Fri Aug 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...High pressure 29.90 inches will build east across the
Ohio Valley overnight. Low pressure 29.80 inches will cross Ohio
Saturday. High pressure 30.10 inches will move across the lower
lakes Sunday into Monday and off the east coast by Tuesday. The
next cold front will move southeast over Lake Erie Tuesday evening
and then east of the lake on Wednesday.

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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-
951 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day...then showers and
thunderstorms likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet 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-
951 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms from late morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers and thunderstorms likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1903/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14600 11610 12600 11500. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday. Waves 2 feet or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13600 13610 12600. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday and Saturday
evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13600 14610 11610. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

$$



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