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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
341 PM 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...A cold front will move 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 and off the
east coast by Tuesday. The next cold front will move southeast
into Lake Erie Tuesday evening.

LEZ162>164-180245-
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-
341 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms this evening...then a slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. 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. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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-
341 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms early...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 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 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1721/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11416 14510 12520 11620. Scattered thunderstorms
early this evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet Friday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11416 11410 13510 12520 11630. Scattered
thunderstorms early this evening...then a chance of thunderstorms
this evening. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4
to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet Friday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11406 11416 11516 13510 11520 11630. Scattered
thunderstorms early this evening...then a chance of thunderstorms
this evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. A
chance of showers Friday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2
to 4 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...
and occasionally around 9 feet Friday.

$$



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