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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
943 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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 30.80 inches across the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys
will drift eastward through the end of the week. The high will
weaken to 30.30 inches as it moves off the southeast U.S. coast
Sunday. This high will extend north to Lake Erie.

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
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-
943 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers late this morning, then a slight chance of snow showers
early this afternoon. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 1716/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12510 12520 14530. Waves omitted due to the lake
being mostly ice covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11510 12520 14530 11530. Waves omitted due to
the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12520 13530 13540. Waves 1 to 3 feet this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight.
Waves 3 to 5 feet Thursday morning. Wave heights are for ice free
areas.

$$



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