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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
944 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 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 20.50 inches across western Quebec
will take a cold front across Lake Erie today. High pressure 30.50
inches from the northern Plains will across the Ohio Valley and
lower Great Lakes for Thursday. Friday the high will move off the
mid Atlantic Coast as low pressure 29.40 inches moves across
Ontario to Quebec. The cold front associated with the low will
move across Lake Erie early Saturday with a secondary trough
passing Saturday night. High pressure 30.30 inches will build in
from the west for Sunday.

LEZ162-163-172015-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
944 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

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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-
944 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
slight chance of waterspouts late this morning. A chance of
showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to
6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Saturday night.
Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-172015-
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-
944 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
slight chance of waterspouts late this morning. A chance of
showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Showers likely Friday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 8 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1715/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11720 14730 11720 12710. Waves 3 to 6 feet building
to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet this afternoon.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally
around 9 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
Thursday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 14730 11730 12720 11710. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Thursday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11630 11640 11740 12730 12720 11710. Waves 6 to 9
feet, and occasionally around 11 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Thursday morning.

$$



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