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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1004 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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...
Low pressure of 30.00 inches will move east across the central
lakes to Quebec by this evening, pulling a cold front east across
Lake Erie. On Saturday high pressure of 30.30 inches will again
build across the lakes. Saturday night and Sunday deepening low
pressure of 29.00 inches will move from the central plains across
the western lakes forcing a cold front across Lake Erie early
Sunday. Monday and Tuesday high pressure 30.30 will cross the
lower Ohio Valley and extend onto the lake.

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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-
1004 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain, then a chance of rain late. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. A chance of rain
in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 2316/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12510 13600 11700 12100. A chance of rain this
afternoon and Saturday morning. Waves omitted due to the lake
being mostly ice covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11416 11510 12610 11600 11700 11800 11100. A
chance of rain this afternoon. Waves omitted due to the lake
being mostly ice covered.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11406 11516 13610 11600 11700 11800. Waves omitted
due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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