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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
414 AM EST Wed Jan 24 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 30.40 inches will cross the western Great Lakes
today and the eastern lakes on Thursday. A cold front will cross
Lake Erie late Saturday. A trough of low pressure 30.00 inches
will linger over the eastern lakes on Sunday.

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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-
414 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. The western basin is
mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to
10 knots.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of rain Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
414 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
this morning, then a slight chance of snow showers this
afternoon. Waves in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a chance of rain
Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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MAFOR 2410/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14700 11700 11800 11700 11600. Waves 1 to 3 feet
today. Waves 1 foot or less tonight. Wave heights are for ice
free areas.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11610 11710 14700 11700 11600. A chance of snow
showers this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight. Wave heights are for ice
free areas.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12710 13600 13700. A chance of snow showers this
morning. Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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