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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
959 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 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...
A large area of high pressure 30.70 inches over northern Ontario
will drift east over the weekend. Low pressure 29.50 inches over
northern Missouri will track to near Lake Erie by Sunday night
and move to New England by Monday night. High pressure 30.00
inches will slide across the western great Lakes Monday and the
eastern lakes on Tuesday. Low pressure 29.50 inches from the
plains will cross the Great Lakes mid week.

LEZ162-163-142015-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
959 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast gales to 35 knots. Rain showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast gales to 35 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 30 knots after midnight. Rain showers. Waves 8 to
12 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Rain showers.
Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LEZ164>168-142015-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
959 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast gales to 35 knots increasing to
40 knots. Rain showers developing. Waves 8 to 11 feet building to
10 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast gales to 40 knots diminishing to 35 knots.
Rain showers through the early overnight, then rain and snow
showers likely late. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast gales to 35 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Rain showers.
Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.

$$

LEZ061-169-142015-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
959 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast gales to 35 knots increasing to
40 knots. Rain showers developing. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to
9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast gales to 40 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Rain showers and a chance of freezing rain. Waves 9 to 13 feet
subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming east 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 8
feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow showers
likely Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1415/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14156 11156 11146 11256
11246. Waves 7 to 10 feet building to 10 to 14 feet, and
occasionally around 18 feet this afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet,
and occasionally around 18 feet tonight and Sunday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14156 11156 12157
11256. Chance of rain showers late this morning. Waves 8 to 11
feet building to 10 to 15 feet, and occasionally around 19 feet
this afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet, and occasionally around 18
feet tonight and Sunday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14156 11157 13147.
Chance of rain showers late this morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet
building to 9 to 13 feet, and occasionally around 16 feet this
afternoon. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet, and
occasionally around 16 feet tonight. Waves 8 to 11 feet, and
occasionally around 14 feet Sunday morning.

$$



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