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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
358 PM 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...Low pressure 29.80 inches over western Kentucky will
move north to western Lake Erie for Saturday afternoon. A cold
front from the upper midwest will drop south to near the lake on
Saturday night. A wave of low pressure 30.00 inches will move
east along the front Monday into Tuesday. High pressure 30.20
inches will build across the eastern lakes Wednesday.

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Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
358 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots.
Isolated showers early, then scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms late this evening. Showers likely with isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Scattered showers early, then scattered showers and thunderstorms
late in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening. Waves around
1 foot.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East 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 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
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-
358 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Isolated showers early, then scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms late this evening. Showers likely with isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Scattered showers in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers and scattered thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
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 Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
358 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms late this evening. Showers with isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Showers
likely in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1821/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11240 11230 11236 11226 12310 12409. Scattered
showers this evening. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
Saturday morning. Waves 6 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.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11140 11230 11220 11216 12310 11319 11409.
Scattered showers this evening and Saturday morning. Waves 6 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.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12130 11220 12216 12310 11300. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet tonight. Waves 1
to 3 feet Saturday.

$$



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