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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 11 2020

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 trough of 29.80 inches will pull a cold front east across Lake
Erie today. Behind the front, high pressure 30.10 inches will
build east across the Great Lakes from Tuesday night through
Friday. High pressure will depart to New England over the weekend
as a trough of 29.80 inches moves into the western Great Lakes.

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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-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 11 2020

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots this afternoon. A chance of
waterspouts this morning. A slight chance of showers this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 11 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 5 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts. A slight chance of
showers early this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
east. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 11 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of waterspouts. A slight chance of showers
this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming west. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 11 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A slight
chance of showers early. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of thunderstorms early this afternoon, then a slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms late. A chance of waterspouts from late
morning on. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast less than
10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1109/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11620 11610 12600 11700 11800 12100. A chance of
waterspouts today. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet,
then subsiding to 2 feet or less today. Waves 1 foot or less
tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11520 11620 12610 11600 11800 12100. A chance of
waterspouts today. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet,
then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13520 11620 11610 11710 12800. A chance of
waterspouts this afternoon. A chance of showers this afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet today. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet tonight.

$$



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