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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
403 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 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 in Illinois will move
northeast and over the southern Great Lakes by Tuesday afternoon.
As the low moves into Quebec Tuesday night, a trailing cold front
will move across the lakes. A trough averaging 29.90 inches will
linger across the lake Wednesday. High pressure 30.20 inches will
build over the area Thursday and will be centered over western
Pennsylvania by Friday morning.

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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-
403 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 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 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-
403 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northwest. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then
a chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 2021/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11200 11210 11429 12416 11426 11429 11529. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms this evening. Chance of
thunderstorms Tuesday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1
to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Tuesday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11210 11320 11420 12436 11426 11429 11529.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. Chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Chance of thunderstorms Tuesday morning.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5
feet Tuesday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11200 11320 11420 12436 11426 12429. Chance of
thunderstorms overnight and Tuesday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Tuesday.

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