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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
959 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

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 warm front will lift northeast across Lake Erie tonight into
Friday morning. Low pressure 29.20 inches north of Lake Superior
will move to the northeast on Friday and extend a cold front
across the central Great Lakes by Friday night. A separate low
will develop along this front on Saturday and move to the
northeast, bringing the cold eastward across the lake on Sunday.
High pressure 30.40 inches will build into the Great Lakes region
Sunday night into Monday.

LEZ162>164-192015-
Detroit River Lt. to Maumee Bay OH to Reno Beach OH beyond 5NM
offshoreline to US-Canadian border-
Reno Beach to The Islands OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
The Islands to Vermilion OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
959 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ165>167-192015-
Vermilion to Avon Point OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
Avon Point to Willowick OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-Willowick to Geneva-on-the-
Lake OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-Canadian border-
959 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day, then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-192015-
Ripley to Buffalo NY extending from 5NM off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-Geneva-on-the-
Lake to Conneaut OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
Conneaut OH to Ripley NY beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
959 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of showers late this morning.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-192015-
MAFOR 1915/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11510 11500 12400 12410 12420. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet this afternoon and
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11610 11510 11400 13410 12420. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms overnight and Friday morning. Waves 1
to 3 feet this afternoon and tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday
morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11610 12510 12400 12410 11420. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms Friday morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday
morning.

$$


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