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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
Issued by National Weather Service BUFFALO NY
1059 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 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 29.60 inches across the central Mississippi River
Valley late this morning will move east across Ohio tonight and
into New England by Thursday, passing just south of Lake Erie
tonight. High pressure 30.50 inches will slowly build across the
western lakes on Friday and through the eastern lakes over the
weekend into early next week.

LEZ162-163-182015-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
1059 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
A chance of rain late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Rain in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow and rain in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less than
10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.

$$

LEZ061-164>169-182015-
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-
1059 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A slight chance of rain late. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain early, then rain late in the evening.
Rain and snow after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
with rain likely in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.

$$

LEZ161-182015-
MAFOR 1815/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11500 11100 11110 11126 11127 12827 11830. Chance
of rain this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less this afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6
feet Thursday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11600 11700 11110 12126 11127 11827 11837. Waves
1 to 3 feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5
feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Thursday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12610 11500 11200 12117 11817 11827. Waves 2 to 4
feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
Thursday morning.

$$



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