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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
411 AM EDT Sun Oct 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...Low pressure 29.40 inches will continue northeast
across the Great Lakes this morning into southern Ontario this
afternoon, forcing a cold front across Lake Erie. High pressure
30.30 inches will build across the Ohio Valley by Tuesday and
persist through the remainder of the week.

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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-
411 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and increasing
to 35 knot gales this afternoon. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then showers likely
with a slight chance of thunderstorms early this afternoon. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms late.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
411 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and increasing
to 40 knot gales this afternoon. A slight chance of showers this
morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of
thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet building to 9 to
13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 30 knots after midnight. Waves 10 to 14 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet
building to 5 to 9 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 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 Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
411 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales this afternoon. A slight chance of
showers this morning, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
building to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves 11 to 16 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 5 to 9 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1509/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12540 11550 12650 11740
12730. A chance of showers this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 7 to 11 feet...and occasionally around 14 feet today.
Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...and occasionally
around 13 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11440 11540 11550
12650 11750 11740 11730. A chance of showers this afternoon.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 10 to 14 feet...and occasionally
around 18 feet today. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 4 to 7
feet...and occasionally around 18 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11440 12540 11550 12650
11740 11730. A chance of showers this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5
feet building to 10 to 14 feet...and occasionally around 18 feet
today. Waves 11 to 16 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet...and
occasionally around 20 feet tonight.

$$



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