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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
925 AM EST Fri Nov 17 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 30.30 inches will slide across Lake
Erie today and off the East Coast tonight. Low pressure 29.40
inches over the Plains states will deepen significantly to 29.00
inches as it crosses the eastern Great Lakes Saturday night and
Quebec on Sunday. The associated cold front will sweep across Lake
Erie Saturday evening. High pressure 30.20 inches will cross the
lower Ohio Valley Monday night. The next cold front will drop
across Lake Erie late Tuesday.

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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-
925 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers early, then showers likely late in the evening.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Rain showers in
the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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LEZ061-165>169-172115-
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-
925 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. A chance of rain showers late in the evening. Rain
showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Rain showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots increasing to
40 knot gales. Rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain
and snow showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 10 to
13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 9 to
12 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1716/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12410 12420 11526 13536. A chance of showers this
evening,...then a chance of thunderstorms overnight. A chance of
thunderstorms Saturday morning. Waves 2 feet or less this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet tonight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11400 11410 12420 12436 11546 11536. A chance of
showers this evening,...then a chance of thunderstorms overnight.
A chance of thunderstorms Saturday morning. Waves 2 feet or less
this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet...and
occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet...and
occasionally around 10 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11500 11400 11410 12420 13536. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight and Saturday morning. Waves 1 foot or
less this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet Saturday morning.

$$



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