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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
341 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 north of Lake Ontario 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.

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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-
341 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers this
morning, then a slight chance of snow showers early this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.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. Rain showers likely
with a chance of 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.

$$

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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-
341 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely this
morning, then a chance of snow showers early this afternoon. A
slight chance of snow showers late. 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 2 to
4 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.

$$

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MAFOR 1709/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14630 11630 13620. Chance of snow showers this
morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet today. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11630 11637 13630 13620. Chance of snow showers
early this morning. Chance of snow showers this afternoon. Waves
5 to 9 feet...and occasionally around 11 feet today. Waves 5 to 8
feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet
tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13637 12630 13620. Chance of snow showers early
this morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet...and occasionally around 11 feet
today. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...and
occasionally around 11 feet tonight.

$$



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