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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
413 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

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 lifts northeastward across Lake Erie this morning,
followed by a cold front this evening. A ridge averaging 30.00
inches briefly resides over the lake Thursday, ahead of a sharp
cold front tracking through later Thursday night. This is followed
by another cold front Friday night. A ridge averaging 30.20
inches builds into the southern Great Lakes on Saturday with a
brief trough averaging 30.10 inches Saturday night, followed by a
ridge averaging 30.20 inches once again Sunday.

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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-
413 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning,
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early this
afternoon. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms late. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers overnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Waves
2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
413 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms late this morning. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms early, then a
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
413 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
thunderstorms early, then showers likely with a slight chance of
thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms early, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms late in the evening. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Showers likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1709/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11310 11410 12420 11526 11510 12610. A chance of
thunderstorms today and this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet today.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11220 11316 11320 11420 11426 13510. A chance of
thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet today. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1
to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11220 12216 11210 11310 11516 12510. A chance of
thunderstorms this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.

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