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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
946 AM 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 29.40 inches over the Plains States will
deepen to 29.00 inches as it crosses the western basin of Lake
Erie late this afternoon and tracks into Quebec on Sunday. The
associated cold front will sweep across Lake Erie late this
afternoon and this evening. High pressure 30.20 inches will cross
the lower Ohio Valley Monday night. The next cold front will drop
across Lake Erie late Tuesday. A large area of high pressure 30.30
inches over the northern plains will begin to move eastward 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-
946 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of showers early, otherwise showers with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Showers, mainly in the
evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales of 35 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
by Sunday afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 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-
946 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
early, otherwise showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3
to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales. Showers. Also a chance of
thunderstorms early. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 10 to 13 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to 25
knots. A chance of snow showers. 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 rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow 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 diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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MAFOR 1816/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12436 11646 11757 11756
12750 11740. A chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet
building to 8 to 11 feet...and occasionally around 14 feet
tonight. Waves 6 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
Sunday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11436 11546
14756 11750. A chance of showers late this morning,...then a
chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. A chance of thunderstorms
this evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet
building to 10 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet
tonight. Waves 9 to 12 feet...and occasionally around 15 feet
Sunday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11436 11446 11536
11656 13756. A chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and
evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
building to 9 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet
tonight. Waves 9 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet
Sunday morning.

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