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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
944 AM EDT Fri May 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...High pressure 30.60 inches over western Quebec will
move southeast across New England today. Low pressure 29.80
inches over northern Alabama will move north to the Ohio Valley by
Friday night and cross Lake Erie on Saturday and Saturday night.
A cold front from the upper midwest will drop south to near the
lake on Sunday. A wave of low pressure 30.00 inches will move
east along the front Monday into Tuesday.

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-
944 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Isolated showers
early. Isolated showers and thunderstorms late.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered showers. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ164>167-182015-
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-
944 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds to 30 knots. Isolated showers late.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Scattered showers
late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Scattered showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-182015-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
944 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Scattered showers late in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A chance of
showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-182015-
MAFOR 1815/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11230 12240 12230 11220 12310. Scattered showers
tonight. Scattered showers with a chance of thunderstorms
Saturday morning. Waves 5 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11
feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet,
and occasionally around 11 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11130 11140 11240 11230 11220 11216 12310.
Scattered showers this evening. Scattered showers with a chance
of thunderstorms Saturday morning. Waves 5 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Saturday
morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13130 11220 11226 11216 11316 11310. Scattered
showers this evening. Chance of thunderstorms Saturday morning.
Waves 3 to 6 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 2 feet Saturday morning.

$$



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