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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
428 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-
428 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west at 30 knots.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet late.
.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-
428 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. 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 1810/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12426 12436 11646 11757
11756 11750. A chance of thunderstorms though this afternoon.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet,...then building to 3
to 5 feet today. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 8 to 11 feet...and
occasionally around 14 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11426 12430 11436
11546 13756. A chance of thunderstorms through this evening.
Waves 3 to 6 feet today. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 10 to 13
feet...and occasionally around 16 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11426 12430 11436 11446
11536 11656 11756. A chance of thunderstorms through this
evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet today. Waves 5
to 8 feet building to 9 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16
feet tonight.

$$


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