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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
347 PM EST Wed Feb 21 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...
A cold front just south of Lake Erie will becoming nearly
stationary over the lower Ohio Valley overnight as high pressure
30.70 inches builds across the Great Lakes. Weak low pressure
will move along the front Thursday. Another low 30.10 inches will
move across Ohio Friday. Saturday high pressure 30.30 inches will
again build across the lakes. Saturday night and Sunday deep low
pressure 29.00 inches will move from the central plains across the
western lakes forcing a cold front east across Lake Erie early
Sunday. Monday high pressure 30.30 will build across the lake from
the south.


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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-
347 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of snow, mainly after midnight. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and freezing rain overnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain in
the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain during the day, then rain Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 2122/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13100 14110 11120. A chance of snow overnight and
Thursday morning. Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice
covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12800 11100 14110 11120. A chance of snow
overnight. A chance of snow and freezing rain Thursday morning.
Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12800 12100 14110. A chance of snow overnight and
Thursday morning. Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice
covered.

$$


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