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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1145 AM EDT Sat Oct 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 29.30 inches just east of James Bay will
force a cold front across the lake this morning. A trough
averaging 29.70 inches will cross the lake this evening. High
pressure 30.50 inches from the northern Plains will shift across
the Ohio Valley Sunday. Low pressure 29.80 inches will track from
northern Ontario to New England Tuesday forcing a cold front
across Lake Erie early Tuesday. High pressure 30.40 inches will
build southeast over the lake Wednesday.

LEZ162>164-202015-
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-
1145 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
30 knots. A slight chance of showers late this morning, then a
chance of showers early this afternoon. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms late. A chance of waterspouts this afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of waterspouts in the evening. A chance of rain showers
and thunderstorms early, then a chance of rain showers late in
the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ165>167-202015-
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-
1145 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of waterspouts. A slight chance of showers
late this morning, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms
this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of waterspouts. Rain showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms early, then a chance of rain showers from late
evening on. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the morning. A chance of
rain showers in the morning. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-202015-
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-
1145 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. A slight chance of showers late this morning, then a
chance of showers early this afternoon. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms early, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers after
midnight. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to
7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. A chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-202015-
MAFOR 2015/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11620 11636 11740 12750
11740 12730. A chance of waterspouts this afternoon and evening.
A chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Waves 3 to
5 feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 5 to 9 feet,
and occasionally around 11 feet tonight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Sunday
morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11620 11636 11746
12750 12740 11730. A chance of waterspouts. A chance of
thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet, and
occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet Sunday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12620 11736 11846 11840 11830 12720. A chance of
waterspouts this afternoon, this evening, and Sunday morning. A
chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Waves 5 to 8
feet, and occasionally around 10 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to
8 feet building to 5 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Sunday morning.

$$


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