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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
405 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...Low pressure 29.50 inches across northern Lake
Michigan will continue to track northeast today and take a cold
front across Lake Erie this morning. High pressure 29.90 inches
will build 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.

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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-
405 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...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 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.

$$

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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-
405 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...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.

$$

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MAFOR 1809/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12520 14620 12610. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet today. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13520 11630 14620. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet today. Waves 4 to 7
feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet
tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13520 11530 11630 11620 11610 11620. Waves 2 to 4
feet building to 5 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet
today. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet tonight.

$$


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