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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
934 AM 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 29.50 inches will move northeast across
the central Great Lakes Tuesday and into southern Quebec by
Wednesday morning. The low pressure system will force a cold
front across the lake Tuesday night. 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.

LEZ162>165-202015-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
934 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late in the evening. Showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Showers
and thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-166>169-202015-
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-
934 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Showers and thunderstorms likely late.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Showers
and thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northwest. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then
showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to
4 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 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-202015-
MAFOR 2015/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11200 11210 12220 12329 12429. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms this evening. Waves 2 feet or less this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Tuesday
morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11300 11210 12220 11320 11339 12439. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet tonight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet Tuesday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11200 11100 11210 11310 11320 11430 12439. Waves 2
feet or less this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5
feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Tuesday morning.

$$


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