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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1010 PM EDT Wed May 16 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 30.10 inches over the lower Great Lakes
will dissipate on Wednesday. A weak cold front will drop south
across the lake Thursday morning. High pressure 30.40 inches over
eastern Canada will build south across the eastern lakes late
Thursday. Low pressure 29.80 inches will move north to the Ohio
Valley by Friday night and cross Lake Erie by Saturday afternoon.
A cold front from the upper midwest will cross the lake by Monday.

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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-
1010 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Areas of fog late.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog early. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east.
Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming northeast. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers during the day, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
1010 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Areas of fog late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers during the day, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet or
less.

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MAFOR 1703/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11100 12803 12200 11100 11110 11120. Waves 1 foot
or less overnight and Thursday. Waves 1 to 3 feet Thursday
evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11100 11800 11100 11203 11200 11100 11110 11120.
Waves 1 foot or less overnight and Thursday. Waves 1 to 3 feet
Thursday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11200 11800 11103 11303 12100 12110. Waves 2 feet
or less overnight and Thursday. Waves 1 to 3 feet Thursday
evening.

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