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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie...UPDATED
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
509 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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 of 29.40 inches over western Quebec will continue
northeast dragging a cold front across the lake this evening. A
surface trough averaging 29.90 inches will follow swinging southeast
across the lake on Wednesday. High pressure centered in central
Canada will drop southeast Thursday building to 30.30 inches as it
centers itself over and north of the lakes Friday and Saturday.

LEZ162>165-230215-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
509 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers early...then a slight chance of
showers late this evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
A chance of showers in the evening. A chance of waterspouts.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of waterspouts.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
waterspouts in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LEZ061-166>169-230215-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
509 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms early...then a chance of showers late this evening.
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of waterspouts.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
waterspouts in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 2221 AMD/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11620 12720 12710 13610. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early this evening...then a chance of showers this
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet Wednesday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11630 11620 11720 12710 13610. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms this evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Wednesday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11636 11626 12710 12610 12620. A chance of
thunderstorms this evening. A chance of showers Wednesday
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet...and
occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet Wednesday.

$$



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