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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
922 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 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...A weak cold front will drop across Lake Erie today and
stall across central Ohio tonight. High pressure of 30.10 inches
will slide across the Great Lakes overnight and Wednesday. The
front will lift back north as a warm front early Thursday in
advance of low pressure, 29.70 inches, that will cross the Great
Lakes. The associated cold front will move east across the lake
Thursday night and Friday morning. A weak trough of low pressure
30.00 inches will cross the lake Saturday.

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
922 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 knots or less becoming variable. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day...then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
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 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-
922 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southeast. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...then showers
and thunderstorms likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1515/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11600 11500 11200 14100 11100. Waves 2 feet or
less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12600 11700 12800 13100. Waves 2 feet or less.

ERIE EAST 1/3 14600 11700 11800 12100. Waves 1 foot or less.

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