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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
344 PM 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...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 and then east of the lake on Wednesday.

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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-
344 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day...then showers and
thunderstorms likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 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 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-
344 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.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. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms from late morning on. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. 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.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1821/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12620 13610 11600 11610 11600. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 14620 14610. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday 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.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11630 11620 11610 11620 14610. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet tonight. Waves 2
to 4 feet Saturday.

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