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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
404 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 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 29.40 inches over Quebec will move off the coast on
Wednesday. High pressure 30.00 inches over the Midwest will move
to the upper Ohio Valley tonight and then off the East Coast on
Wednesday. Low pressure 29.50 inches from the Plains will move
east across lake Erie Wednesday night. High pressure 30.50 inches
will build across the western lakes on Friday and the eastern
lakes over the weekend.

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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-
404 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15
knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Rain
likely late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Rain in the evening, then rain with snow likely
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

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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-
404 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A slight chance of snow
showers this evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain late. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2
to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely in the evening, then rain and snow
likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning, then a chance of rain and 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. A chance of
flurries. 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.

$$

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MAFOR 1721/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14620 11610 12700 11200. Chance of snow showers
early this evening. Chance of rain Wednesday afternoon. Waves 3
to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less Wednesday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11630 14620 11610 11600 11500. Chance of snow
showers early this evening. Chance of rain Wednesday afternoon.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally
around 9 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
Wednesday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11630 11620 12630 13620 11510. Waves 5 to 8 feet,
and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet Wednesday.

$$



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