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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
318 PM EST Fri Nov 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...High pressure 30.30 inches over western Pennsylvania
will move off the East Coast tonight. Low pressure 29.40 inches
over the Plains States will deepen to 29.00 inches as it crosses
the eastern Great Lakes Saturday night and Quebec on Sunday. The
associated cold front will sweep across Lake Erie Saturday
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.

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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-
318 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers early,
then showers likely late this evening. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest Gales to 35 knot. Rain showers in the
evening, then a chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6
feet building to 5 to 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
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-
318 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers
late this evening. Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales overnight. Showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet
building to 10 to 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the morning,
then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
9 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow and rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 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 1722/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12420 13426 12526 11536.
A chance of showers this evening. A chance of thunderstorms
overnight. A chance of thunderstorms Saturday. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12420 14426 11426 11436. A chance of showers
this evening. A chance of thunderstorms overnight. A chance of
thunderstorms Saturday. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Saturday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12410 11420 14426 11436. A chance of thunderstorms
Saturday. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Saturday.

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