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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
905 PM EDT Sat Apr 14 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...
A large area of high pressure 30.70 inches over northern Ontario
will drift east over the weekend. Low pressure 29.50 inches over
northern Missouri will track to near Lake Erie by Sunday night
and move to New England by Monday night. High pressure 30.00
inches will slide across the western great Lakes Monday and the
eastern lakes on Tuesday. Low pressure 29.50 inches from the
plains will cross the Great Lakes mid week.

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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-
905 PM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast gales to 35 knots. A chance of rain
showers early, then rain showers. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...East gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Rain showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
rain showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

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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-
905 PM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast gales to 40 knots diminishing to
35 knot gales. Rain showers with a chance of freezing rain. Waves
10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...East gales to 40 knots diminishing to 30 knots in the
afternoon. Rain showers with a chance of freezing rain early,
then rain showers from late morning on. Waves 10 to 14 feet
subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming southwest
15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then
rain likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
905 PM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast gales to 40 knots. Rain showers with a
chance of freezing rain or snow. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to
8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast gales to 35 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 30 knots in the afternoon. Rain showers with a
chance of freezing rain early, then rain showers from late
morning on. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Showers. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers with a chance of snow showers in
the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely with
a chance of rain showers in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain likely Wednesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Thursday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1503/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11156 11146 12256 11246
11236 11416 11506. Chance of rain showers late this evening.
Waves 10 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet overnight.
Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet...and occasionally
around 16 feet Sunday. Waves 3 to 6 feet Sunday evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13156 12256 11246
11346 11336. Chance of rain showers and light freezing rain late
this evening,...then chance of light freezing rain overnight.
Chance of light freezing rain Sunday morning. Waves 10 to 14
feet...and occasionally around 18 feet overnight. Waves 10 to 14
feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 18 feet
Sunday. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet Sunday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11156 11146 11156 12256
12246 11236. Chance of light freezing rain or snow overnight and
Sunday morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet...and occasionally around 15
feet overnight. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet...and
occasionally around 14 feet Sunday. Waves 5 to 9 feet...and
occasionally around 11 feet Sunday evening.

$$


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