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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
403 PM 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 will move south of Lake Erie 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 Upper Great Lakes. The associated cold front will move east
across the lake Thursday night and Friday morning. High pressure
will move northeast up the Ohio Valley Saturday with a weak
trough, 30.00 inches, crossing the lake Saturday night.

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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-
403 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot 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-
403 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.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...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet...then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1521/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11700 14100 13200. Waves 1 foot or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11700 12800 14100 11100. Waves 1 foot or less.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11600 12700 11800 14100. Waves 1 foot or less.

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