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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1006 PM EDT Thu Apr 12 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...
Low pressure 29.60 inches over southern Quebec will depart to the
east overnight. A cold front trailing the low will sag south and
stall on the south side of the lake. The front will remain near
the south shore of Lake Erie Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, low
pressure 29.50 inches will move northeast across Lake Erie and
continue to the eastern lakes on Monday. A trough of low pressure
will drop southeast across the lake on 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-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
1006 PM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Isolated showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming east.
Rain showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then rain showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
1006 PM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Isolated rain showers, then scattered rain showers late. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Scattered
rain showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast to
30 knots. Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Rain showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain
showers overnight. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming west and diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow and rain showers Monday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

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 Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
1006 PM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Isolated rain showers late this evening, then
scattered rain showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Scattered
rain showers through early afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Rain showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain
showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers likely
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1303/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11300 11200 11300 12410 12510 11400. Waves 2 feet
or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11600 12200 11310 12410 11310 11300. Scattered
rain showers Friday morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2
feet or less overnight. Waves 2 feet or less Friday and Friday
evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11510 11400 11200 11210 11200 11100 11110 11100.
Scattered rain showers overnight and Friday. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet Friday and
Friday evening.

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