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FZUS61 KCLE 171344
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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
944 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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 29.50 inches will track across the
northern lakes today lifting a warm front northward across Lake
Erie today and drag a cold front east across the lake tonight. A
trough will cross the lake Saturday. High pressure 30.10 inches
will move across the Lower Lakes Sunday into Monday.

LEZ162>164-172015-
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-
944 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely early...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 knots
or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-165>169-172015-
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-
944 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers and thunderstorms becoming likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then
a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-172015-
MAFOR 1715/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13419 14510 11520. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms late this morning and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
this afternoon and tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11410 13419 12520 11510 11520. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Friday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12300 11319 11419 11429 13520. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms this afternoon. A chance of showers Friday
morning. Waves 1 foot or less this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday
morning.

$$



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