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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
350 PM EDT Wed May 16 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 ridge averaging 30.10 inches extending
west across Lake Erie will dissipate tonight. A weak cold front
will slide south across the lake Thursday morning. A ridge of high
pressure averaging 30.20 inches will build south across the lake
Thursday afternoon and evening. Low pressure 29.80 inches will
move north to the Ohio Valley by Friday night and to western Lake
Erie by Saturday afternoon. The low pressure will move northeast
of the area forcing a trailing cold front south to just north of
the lake by Monday.

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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-
350 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming north.
Areas of fog late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog early. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot
or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
350 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Areas
of fog in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers during the day, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1621/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13100 12803 12200 11100. Waves 1 foot or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13100 11800 11100 11203 11200 11100. Waves 1
foot or less.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12100 11200 11800 11103 11303 12100. Waves 2 feet
or less.

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