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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
349 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

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 29.70 inches over northern Pennsylvania will
move off the Mid Atlantic coast today. High pressure of 30.70
inches will build east across the Great Lakes region Monday night
through Tuesday night. The high will move east of the lake
Wednesday as a warm front lifts north, crossing the lake Wednesday
evening. A cold front will quickly follow, sweeping east across
the lake Wednesday night. High pressure 30.40 inches will build
east across the Great Lakes Thursday through 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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
349 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow this morning, then a slight chance of snow early this
afternoon. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
and freezing rain, changing to rain during the day, then rain
likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
349 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow early, then a chance of snow late this morning. A
slight chance of snow this afternoon. The lake is mostly ice
covered.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow, rain likely with a chance of freezing rain during
the day, then rain likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 1810/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11800 11700 12710 13800 11100. A chance of snow
this morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11817 11810 13710 11800 12700. Waves 1 foot or
less. Wave heights are for ice free areas.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11827 11817 13710 13700. Waves 1 foot or less. Wave
heights are for ice free areas.

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