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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
908 AM 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 29.50 inches on the Ontario Quebec border will drift
slowly east across the Saint Lawrence Valley today. High pressure
30.00 inches over the Plains will move to the upper Ohio Valley
tonight and then off the East Coast. 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 on Saturday.

LEZ162-163-172015-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
908 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers into early afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Rain showers
likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.

$$

LEZ061-164>169-172015-
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-
908 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely into
mid afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Thursday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 foot or less.

$$

LEZ161-172015-
MAFOR 1715/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13630 13620 11610 11600. Chance of snow showers
late this morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less
Wednesday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13630 13620 12610. Chance of snow showers this
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Wednesday
morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11637 12630 14620 11610. Waves 6 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Wednesday morning.

$$



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