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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
345 AM EDT Fri May 18 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...High pressure 30.60 inches over western Quebec will
move southeast across New England today. Low pressure 29.80
inches over northern Alabama will move north to the Ohio Valley by
Friday night and cross Lake Erie on Saturday and Saturday night.
A cold front from the upper midwest will drop south to near the
lake on Sunday. A wave of low pressure 30.00 inches will move
east along the front Monday into Tuesday.

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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-
345 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east. A slight
chance of showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers early, then showers likely late in
the evening. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
345 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots. A slight chance of showers
late. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
after midnight. A chance of showers early, then showers likely
late in the evening. Occasional showers with a chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.

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 Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
345 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers early, then
showers likely late in the evening. Occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A chance of
showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1809/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11120 13130 11240 11236 11226 11216. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9
feet, and occasionally around 11 feet today. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 14130 11140 12236 11226. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9
feet, and occasionally around 11 feet today. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11120 14130 11220 11226 11216. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6
feet today. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.

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