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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
946 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 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 over Iowa will move across the central
Great Lakes this afternoon into the evening. This will force a
warm front north across the lake today. As the low passes this
evening a cold front will sag just south of the lake. The front
will remain near the south shore of Lake Erie Friday and Saturday.
Sunday low pressure 29.50 inches will move northeast across Lake
Erie. Monday, low pressure will deepen to 29.30 inches as it moves
to the eastern lakes.

LEZ162>164-122030-
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-
946 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Numerous showers late this morning, then isolated showers early
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to 15 knots.
A chance of showers late in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Sunday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ165>168-122030-
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-
946 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Numerous showers late this morning, then scattered showers early
this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming west and diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain showers during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Sunday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

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 Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
946 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain showers late this morning, then scattered rain showers this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers after
midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
30 knots. Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1215/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11520 11530 11630 11610 11300 11200 11310 11410.
Scattered showers late this morning. Chance of showers this
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.
Waves 2 feet or less Friday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11420 12530 11610 11600 11200 11210 11310.
Scattered showers late this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1
to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Friday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11410 11520 11530 11520 11510 11400 12110.
Scattered showers this afternoon. Chance of rain showers
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.
Waves 1 to 2 feet Friday morning.

$$



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