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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
919 AM EDT Fri Aug 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...A cold front over the lake will move off to the east
this afternoon. High pressure 29.90 inches will build east
across the Ohio Valley tonight. Low pressure 29.80 inches will
cross Ohio 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 over Lake Erie
Tuesday evening.

LEZ162>164-182015-
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-
919 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.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. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-165>169-182015-
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-
919 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers and thunderstorms likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-182015-
MAFOR 1815/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14620 12610 11600 11500. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Saturday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11520 11630 14620 12610. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet this
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11520 11530 11630 11620 11610 11620 12610. Waves 3
to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9
feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet...
and occasionally around 9 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
Saturday morning.

$$



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